Effective today, July 1, 2020, eligible employees in the District of Columbia (“DC”) will be entitled to paid leave up to a designated period depending on the qualifying leave event. Here, we review and highlight important aspects of DC’s Paid Family Leave law. For additional discussion on the DC Paid Family Leave law and frequently asked questions, please also see our prior post.
Covered Events and Applicable Leave Periods
The DC Paid Family Leave law provides leave benefits to eligible employees for three types of leave: (1) parental leave; (2) family leave; and (3) medical leave. Continue reading