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DC employers must notify employees of Paid Family Leave program

D.C. Paid Family Leave Notice: Action Item for Employers

January 7, 2020

Update and action item regarding D.C.’s Paid Family Leave Law:

D.C. employers are required to post this notice published by the D.C. Department of Employment Services in their worksites by February 1, 2020.  In addition, this notice must be provided in electronic or physical form to:

  1. All employees at least once between February 1, 2020 and February 1, 2021 and at least once a year every following year;
  2. All new employees hired after February 1, 2020 at the time of hire; and
  3. Individual employees when the employer receives direct notice after February 1, 2020 of the employee’s need for leave for an event that could qualify for PFL benefits.

More information on D.C.’s Paid Family Leave law can be found here.  Do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any questions about complying with D.C.’s Paid Family Leave law.