MCLE New England - Massachusetts Leave Laws Made Simple

May 12, 2022 at 12:00pm2:00pm


In Massachusetts, employees are eligible for paid and unpaid leave for a range of situations, benefiting from the protection of a myriad of state and federal laws. These include the Massachusetts Paid Family Leave and Medical Leave Act (PFML), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Massachusetts Earned Sick Time, Domestic Violence Leave Act (DVLA), and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), among others. Often, these leave laws intersect with each other, creating many questions for employers and employees. Learn about the contours of each law and their intersection, as well as their interplay with employers’ private plans and policies.

Attorney Sonia Macias Steele is participating as a panelist to analyze hypotheticals to highlight the practical nuances seen in the workplace.