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Client Alert: D.C. Paid Family Leave Act Reminder

Date: January 30, 2020
Starting February 1, 2020, all employers must notify covered employees about their rights to paid leave under the District of Columbia Paid Family Leave Act. The official notice can be found by clicking here.

As discussed in our previous article, the D.C. Paid Family Leave Act guarantees covered employees with three types of paid leave:
 
  • 8 weeks of parental leave;
  • 4 weeks of family leave; and
  • 2 weeks of medical leave.
     
Employees will be eligible for benefits under the Act beginning July 1, 2020.

For more information about the D.C. Paid Family Leave Act, please contact Katelyn P. Brady, Jennifer S. Jackman, Tiffany R. Releford or another member of the Whiteford, Taylor & Preston labor and employment team.