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PFML resources employers can share with employees

Find information on types of leave, toolkits, and one-pagers to share with employees who may need to take Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML).

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Benefits overview and types of leave

PFML overview and benefits 

  • Learn more about Paid Family and Medical Leave, including how to apply, leave benefits, and approval timelines

Types of leave 

  • You can apply for paid leave for a variety of reasons, each of which has its own eligibility and approval process

Common issues that can delay applications and payments

  • There are several missteps that could delay your application or payment. These guidelines can help you avoid common pitfalls.

Toolkit

Employee Toolkit

  • A guide to help employees understand the program and the application process

Handouts

Information for employees

  • A shorter version of the employee toolkit

Family leave to care for a family member

  • Information on family leave to care for a family member with a serious health condition

New and expectant parents

  • Information on family leave to bond with a child after the child’s birth, adoption, or placement, as well as pregnancy-related medical leave

Get ready to apply for PFML

  • Download a checklist of what an employee needs to apply for paid leave.

Other income or other leave to report when applying for PFML

  • When you apply for leave benefits, you'll need to report if you've taken some other form of leave, such as through your employer or FMLA

Health forms

Certification of your Serious Health Condition form

  • Form required for medical leave. You and your health care provider should fill out this form.

Certification of your Family Member's Serious Health Condition form

  • Form required for family leave to care for a family member. You, the employee, and your family member's health care provider should fill out this form.

Contact

Phone

Get answers to your questions in English, Español, and Português. Translation services for up to 240+ languages are also available. (833) 344-7365

Department of Family and Medical Leave - Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fraud Reporting Hotline: (857) 366-7201

Department of Family and Medical Leave - Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

For questions about contributions and exemptions: (617) 466-3950

Department of Revenue - Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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