|Update Applicable to:
|All covered employers and multi-state businesses with at least 50 workers in Washington state.
|The rules will begin on January 1, 2024.
On November 14, 2023, the department filed a CR-103 and adopted rules for Paid Family and Medical Leave to implement legislation that passed during the 2023 legislative session.
What are the details?
Employers or businesses classified by the Employment Security Department as having fewer than 50 employees for the 2024 calendar year are not required to pay the employer portion of the premium, but they must still collect the employee premium or pay employees’ premiums on their behalf, or if they voluntarily elect to pay the premiums, the employer is then eligible for assistance under RCW 50A.24.010.
The adopted rules also align public records rules with agency rules that are already in place.
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