Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) laws are expanding in states across the country.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed the Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (CT FMLI) into law on June 25, 2019. Employee contributions to CT FMLI are expected to begin Jan. 1, 2021 with benefits expected to start Jan. 1, 2022.
This is an ongoing series of updates on Paid Family and Medical Leave developments – so you can be prepared to fulfill all mandated requirements. This release features highlights for the state of Connecticut.
Almost all employees are eligible to receive benefits.
The state is expected to form a Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority in the summer of 2019. Many regulations must still be determined by the authority – including employers’ role in the employee funded state program. The law allows employers to alternatively provide benefits through a private plan.
Here’s what you need to know about CT FMLI.