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DFML Releases Workforce Notice Info

by | Apr 17, 2019 | MA Employee Benefit Law, Mass PFML |

Workforce Notifications 
The Department of Family and Medical Leave has posted the notice required to be provided by employers and covered business entities to their current workforce of PFML benefits, contribution rates, and other provisions as outlined in M.G.L. c. 175M sec. 4 on or before May 31, 2019.

The notice, which may be provided electronically, must include the opportunity for an employee or self-employed individual to acknowledge receipt or decline to acknowledge receipt of the information. The notice, which may be provided electronically, must include the opportunity for an employee or self-employed individual to acknowledge receipt or decline to acknowledge receipt of the information. The employer can receive these acknowledgments in paper form or electronically.

In the event that an employee or self-employed individual fails to acknowledge receipt, the Department shall consider an Employer or Covered Business entity to have fulfilled its notice obligation if it can establish that it provided to each member of its current workforce notice and the opportunity to acknowledge or decline to acknowledge receipt. The notice has been posted in six languages with additional translations to be added shortly.

FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE THE FOLLOWING LINK: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/informing-your-workforce-about-paid-family-and-medical-leave