September 2022

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Washington clarifies Paid Family and Medical Leave waiting period

8/4/22

Author: ADP Admin/Wednesday, August 3, 2022/Categories: Compliance Corner , State Compliance Update, Washington

Washington has enacted a final rule that clarifies how the seven-day waiting period impacts Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave program. The final rule is effective immediately.

Background:

Under state law, qualified workers in Washington are generally eligible for up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave per year after a seven-day waiting period to:

  • Bond with a child after a child’s birth or placement; or
  • Use the leave for a qualifying military purpose.

The details:

The final rule clarifies that the waiting period does not:

  • Apply to medical leave taken upon the birth of a child; or
  • Reduce the maximum duration of an employee’s available paid family or medical leave.

Next steps:

Washington employers should review their paid family and medical leave policies and practices to ensure compliance with the final rule.

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