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Preparing For Paid Family Medical Leave To Launch In Massachusetts

November 16, 2020 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET - SHPC Webinar

On December 2, 2020 – in the midst of a global pandemic – the Massachusetts Department of Paid Family Medical Leave will begin accepting applications for paid leaves of absence beginning as soon as January 1, 2021. As this date nears, many employers are scrambling to revise their leave of absence policies and to understand the ways this paid leave program may impact their business in 2021.

In this interactive webinar, experienced employment counsel will outline the benefits and requirements Paid Family Medical Leave law, detail the most recent guidance from the Department of Paid Family Medical Leave, and provide practical steps for employers to prepare themselves for the law to launch in January 2021.

Topics will include:

  • Types Of Leave Benefits Available
  • The Application And Approval Process
  • Preparing A Paid Leave Policy
  • Interaction With Other Leave Laws
  • Employer Notice Requirements
  • Penalties, Retaliation, And Avoiding Liability Under The New Law
  • Emerging Issues On The Horizon

Who should attend?

  • Business Owners
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Executives, Managers
  • In-House Attorneys
  • Business Office And Finance Professionals


Matthew D. Batastini is Managing Partner at Schwartz Hannum PC. He counsels employers on compliance with a range of federal, state, and local labor and employment laws, including wage and hour issues and matters related to corporate transactions and workplace policies. Matt frequently speaks as an experienced management-side labor and employment practitioner at national and regional conferences and seminars for attorneys, human resources and labor relations professionals, and education leaders. Matt is a graduate of Middlebury College and Seton Hall University School of Law.

Tuition: $50 Per Employer
No Charge For Current SHPC Clients

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