A new round of stimulus means more funding is available to small employers, even self-employeds. But, there are a few things you need to know before you apply.
The new Consolidated Appropriations Act has several provisions that impact benefit programs. Here's what you need to know.
With the reporting deadline approaching on August, 31 and the final rule-making phase now in draft form, we have some updates to what employers need to know about Washington's new Paid Family & Medical Leave law.
Even though payroll deductions began in January, the details of the law are still being hammered out. Big changes have already been enacted and more are still to come. Here's what we know so far.
(Updated 7.14.2019 to include finalization of Phase 4.)
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Blog: PFML - Still a work in progress
Washington State's new Paid Family & Medical leave program started collecting premiums this month, but I still have a lot of burning questions regarding benefits coordination. Here's my list so far.
Employees will be asking questions when the new PFML premium payroll deductions begin in January. Here is what they need to know.
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Blog: WA State PFML - Voluntary Plans
Agent Focused Articles
Under Washington’s new Paid Family & Medical Leave (PFML) regulations, an employer is allowed to bypass the state insurance program and implement their own “voluntary” plan. This blog delves into the rules around going “voluntary.”
Washington's new Paid Family & Medical Leave requires employers to collect premiums starting 1/1/19. After attending Employment Security Department webinars, updates have been made to our blog. See these updates in red text. More employers will need to pay premiums into the state program than you may have thought.
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