Upcoming Paid Family Medical Leave Hearings

The Employment Security Department is hosting a series of public hearings regarding Paid Family Medical Leave.

Mark your calendars: Participate in Rulemaking

Phase six public hearings

Join us for the phase six public hearings. These meetings will be your final opportunity to provide feedback and comments on the phase six draft rules.

Phase six covers rules about:

  • Appeals
  • Premium collection
  • Benefits
  • Changes related to the 2019 Legislative session

Read the formal proposed rules in the CR-102. The preliminary draft of our required significance analysis is also available for public comment.

You can participate in rulemaking by:

  • Submitting written comments until 5 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2019. For your convenience, you can submit these comments on our public comment portal.
  • Attending the public hearings (either in-person or remotely) to provide oral comments:

When: 9 a.m. on Nov. 7 and 9 a.m. on Nov. 12.

Where: Nov. 7 in Lacey, Wash. and Nov. 12 in Spokane, Wash. (complete details available on the meetings page of our public comment portal.)

Other rulemaking public hearing

Join us for the public hearing on privacy rules and other topics related to implementation. Read the formal proposed rules in the CR-102.

When: 9 a.m. on Nov. 26

Where: Lacey, Wash. (complete details available on the meetings page of our public comment portal).

Agenda and remote participation details are available on the meetings page of our public comment portal.

Resources

Need More information? Check out the Paid Family Medical Leave Resources Page. It has links to a video, infographics and FAQs in both English and Spanish.