EDD Announces 2017 Changes to State Disability Insurance

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has announced that the 2017 employee contribution rate for State Disability will remain at .9%. The taxable wage base from which the contributions will be taken will increase from $106,742 to $110,902, and the maximum cost to an employee will be at $998.12. SDI provides disability and Paid Family Leave […]

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California EDD Updates 2017 DI Fund Forecast

California State Disability Insurance Fund Forecast for 2017 The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has announced its May forecast for the 2017 Disability Insurance (DI) Fund.  The DI fund provides State Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave benefits for California employees.   The 2017 employee contribution rate is expected to remain at 0.9%; the maximum weekly […]

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New Paid Family Leave Laws

New York Paid Family Leave Becomes Law San Francisco Ordinance Mandates 6 Weeks of Full Pay for New Parents                 New York employees will soon be able to take up to 12 weeks of paid family leave.  On April 4, 2016, New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, signed Assembly […]

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California EDD Announces 2016 Changes to State Disability Insurance

California EDD Announces 2016 Changes to State Disability Insurance                    The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has announced that the 2016 employee contribution rate for State Date Disability will remain at .9%.  The taxable wage base from which the contributions will be taken will increase from $104,378 to $106,742 and the maximum cost to an […]

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Updates to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA)

Updates to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) On March 4, 2015, The California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) filed updated regulations for the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) to be effective July 1, 2015.  CFRA has not been revised in twenty years and there are three general areas of change.  These updates will […]

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California EDD Updates 2016 DI Fund Forecast

California State Disability Insurance Fund Forecast for 2016 The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has announced its May forecast for the 2016 Disability Insurance (DI) Fund.  The DI fund provides State Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave benefits for California employees.   The 2016 employee contribution rate is expected to increase from 0.9% to 1.0%; the […]

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California EDD Updates for 2015 DI Fund and Equitable Parental Leave

California State Disability Insurance Fund Changes for 2015 The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has announced the changes for the 2015 Disability Insurance (DI) fund, which provides State Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave benefits for California employees.  Effective January 1, 2015, the employee contribution rate will decrease from 1.0% to 0.9%; the maximum weekly […]

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California State Disability Insurance Fund Forecast for 2015

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has announced its May forecast for the 2015 Disability Insurance (DI) Fund, the fund from which both State Disability Insurance (SDI) and Paid Family Leave benefits are paid.  The 2015 employee contribution rate is expected to decrease to 0.9% from its current 1.0%; the maximum weekly benefit amount is […]

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Rhode Island Temporary Caregiver Insurance

As of January 5, 2014, Rhode Island began accepting Temporary Caregiver Insurance (TCI) claims after the program was established last July by House Bill 5889. TCI provides up to four weeks of benefits and pays up to $752 per week to claimants who require time off for at least seven continuous days to bond with […]

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California EDD Announces 2014 Changes to SDI

California EDD Announces Changes to State Disability Insurance The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has announced that the 2014 employee contribution rate for State Disability Insurance (SDI) will remain at 1.0%, lower than the 1.2% shown in the EDD’s May forecast. The lower rate is a function of a higher SDI Fund balance. The taxable […]

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