Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits, Contribution Rates Changing Effective January 2023
If you have employees in Massachusetts, remember to advise current employees and new hires of the changing benefit and contribution rates for the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML). Beginning in January 2023, the maximum total weekly benefit amount will be $1,129.82 (up from $1,084.31), and the contribution rate on eligible employee wages will be reduced to 0.63% (down from 0.68%). Employers must provide current employees who have already signed an acknowledgement of PFML rates and deductions information about the new contribution rate 30 days in advance of the rate change. The notice may be provided electronically and does not require an updated signature. You can view and download the 2023 workplace poster, notices, and rate sheets here.
Please contact your regular AT lawyer or one of the authors listed below with any questions specific to your organization.