Summary of Statutory Disability & Paid Family Leave Plans

Statutory Disability & Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits are required to be provided by employers or the State to employees working in the below states. Disability benefits provide short term wage replacement to employees to recover from their own medical condition. PFL is paid time away from work to bond with a new child, take care of a sick family member, or have a qualifying military exigency.

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CONNECTICUT*

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January 1, 2021- employee contributions begun
January 1, 2022- benefits begin

Paid Family and Medical Leave (CT PFML)
ADMINISTRATION
COVERAGE ALLOWED
State administers or private plans are permitted.

Employee Approved Voluntary Plans (VPs)
BENEFITS
PERCENTAGE
& MAXIMUMS
Employees receive up to 95% of their average weekly wage on a sliding scale.

Maximum weekly benefit will equal 60x current state minimum wage.
Maximum weekly benefit in 2022 will be $780
BENEFITS
TYPES & DURATION
Disability
(employee’s own SHC and bone marrow or organ donor)

Paid Family Leave
(Bonding, Family Care, Military Exigency)

Safe Leave
Limited to 12 days
Maximum 12 weeks of all types of leave in a 12-month period, additional 2 weeks for pregnancy related complication.
ELIGIBILITYEmployee must have earned at least $2,325 during the highest quarter within the base period.

The base period is the first 4 of the 5 most recently completed quarters of all hours of CT employment.
WAITING PERIODTBD
COSTEmployer
None
Employee
2021 - 0.5% of first $142,800 of wages maximum employee contribution is $714.00

* Program provisions currently under development

Upcoming Statutory State Program:

Oregon*
• Employee Deductions begin January 1, 2022
• Benefits begin January 1, 2023 *HB 3398 pending to delay implementation requirements for PFML program one year

Colorado
• Employee Deductions begin January 1, 2023
• Benefits begin January 1, 2024

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