Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML):
Where Do We Go From Here?
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m. ET
Join Boston Women in Finance on April 13th for an update on the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) statute. Patricia Moran and Emma Follansbee, employment and benefits law attorneys from the Mintz law firm, will discuss:
- Benefits available to employees under PFML effective January 1, 2021 and July 1, 2021
- Employer obligations under PFML
- How PFML is different than FMLA
- Treatment of COVID under PFML
- New guidance from the Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave
- Frequently asked questions
For more information about this program, reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Our Speakers:
Patricia Moran is an experienced employee benefits attorney who advises employers on a broad variety of employee benefit plan matters, including health and welfare plan compliance, health care reform, retirement plan matters, and employee benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions. Patricia works with clients of all sizes and in a variety of sectors. In addition to her work at Mintz, Patricia has worked with the US Department of Labor investigating private sector employers, with the Harvard School of Public Health investigating health policy matters, and in the New York City offices of two other prominent law firms. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (BA), Syracuse University (JD), and Harvard University (MPH).
Emma Follansbee counsels clients on a wide variety of employment issues and litigates employment disputes before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Her litigation practice includes restrictive covenant agreements; discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation claims; and wage and hour compliance. Emma regularly advises clients on compliance with federal, state, and local laws, including changes in Massachusetts non-compete laws and leave entitlements. Her practice also encompasses assisting clients with terminations and reductions in force, WARN notifications, workplace investigations, employee classifications, and employee handbooks and policies. She is a regular contributor to the employment group’s blog, covering topics such as the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act and Parental Leave compliance. Emma has been engaged in a number of the firm’s pro bono initiatives, including the asylum and immigration practice and the Domestic Violence Project. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University (BA), Boston College (JD).