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Paid family, medical leave is coming to Washington state

By Diana Carlen WAWG Lobbyist In 2017, the Washington Legislature passed a bipartisan bill creating a new Paid Family & Medical Leave Program. Agencies are continuing to work on rules to implement the new law, but parts of the law come into effect on Jan. 1, 2019. The law creates a statewide insurance program that lets employees get partial wage ... Read More »