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The Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) is conducting rulemaking around the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act, passed in the 2017 legislative session. There will be several phases of the rulemaking process, each related to different parts of the new law. ESD would like your feedback on each phase prior to submitting the complete draft proposal of the rules.
Phase 1 is related to the following topics:
- Collective bargaining agreements
- Premium liability
- Voluntary plans
For the list of statutes these topics fall under, click here.
You may review the draft rules for the first phase and submit your feedback by clicking the buttons below. All feedback for these topics must be submitted by March 13, 2018.
Select the orange "Add Your Statement" button below to tell us what you think. When you post your first comment, you may create an account or post anonymously. Any personal information provided will be kept confidential, according to a strict privacy agreement.
Thank you for your time and input!
Deadline: 11:59 PM on March 13, 2018