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Paid Family & Medical Leave staff are hard at work preparing materials and presentations to educate and inform all Washingtonians about the program. If your business, organization or group would like someone from the program to present at your upcoming meeting or event, please complete and submit our presentation request form

For rulemaking events, please see the events page on our Rulemaking Public Engagement Portal.

Advisory Committee Meeting


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Associate of Washington Businesses

The Paid Family & Medical Leave Advisory Committee consists of eight voting members, four representing employees and four representing employers. An ESD representative and the ombuds are ex officio members. The committee may comment on rules, policies, and other specified matters and study issues as the committee determines. Advisory Committee meetings are public and meeting information is available on the Advisory Committee Page.

Associate of Washington Businesses
1414 Cherry St. SE
Olympia, WA 98501

Employer Webinar: Voluntary Plan Overview


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RSVP Via Eventbrite

Washington will be the 5th state to offer paid family and medical leave benefits starting in 2020, but employers have action to take in 2019. If your business is considering a voluntary plan to cover your employees outside of the state plan, attend this webinar to learn the steps you’ll need to take to offer an approved plan.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information. 

Register Now

RSVP Via Eventbrite

Employer Webinar: General Overview


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RSVP Via Eventbrite

Get a jump on 2019 and learn how your business can prepare to implement this mandatory program in this free presentation by the Washington State Employment Security Department.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information. 

Register Now

RSVP Via Eventbrite

Employer Webinar: Voluntary Plan Overview


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RSVP Via Eventbrite

If your business is considering a voluntary plan to cover your employees outside of the state plan, attend this webinar to learn the steps you’ll need to take to offer an approved plan.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information. 

Register Now

RSVP Via Eventbrite

Informational Forum: Wenatchee


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Wenatchee Public Library

Join us in Wenatchee for an informational forum. Learn what Employers (small business owners, nonprofits, religious institutions and more) need to do in 2019 to be compliant.

This one-hour forum will include: 
• A presentation by Paid Family & Medical Leave staff.
• Time for you to ask questions and get answers.

Wenatchee Public Library
310 Douglas Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Follow-up September Advisory Committee Meeting


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Employment Security Department

Agenda and remote participation details on our Advisory Committee page

Employment Security Department
640 Woodland Square Loop
Lacey, WA

Informational Forum: Vancouver


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Cascade Park Community Library

Join us in Vancouver for an informational forum. Learn what Employers (small business owners, nonprofits, religious institutions and more) need to do in 2019 to be compliant.

This one-hour forum will include: 
• A presentation by Paid Family & Medical Leave staff.
• Time for you to ask questions and get answers.

Cascade Park Community Library
600 NE 136th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98684

Informational Forum: Bellingham


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Bellingham Technical College

Join us in Bellingham for an informational forum. Learn what Employers (small business owners, nonprofits, religious institutions and more) need to do in 2019 to be compliant.

This one-hour forum will include: 
• A presentation by Paid Family & Medical Leave staff.
• Time for you to ask questions and get answers.

Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225

Informational Forum: Snohomish


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Snohomish Library

Join us in Snohomish for an informational forum. Learn what Employers (small business owners, nonprofits, religious institutions and more) need to do in 2019 to be compliant.

This one-hour forum will include: 
• A presentation by Paid Family & Medical Leave staff.
• Time for you to ask questions and get answers.

Snohomish Library
311 Maple Ave
Snohomish, WA 98290

Employer Webinar: General Overview


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Online Webinar

Get a jump on 2019 and learn how your business can prepare to implement this mandatory program in this free presentation by the Washington State Employment Security Department.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information.

Register Now

Online Webinar

Informational Forum: Yakima


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Maggie Perez Student Success Center

Join us in Yakima for an informational forum. Learn what Employers (small business owners, nonprofits, religious institutions and more) need to do in 2019 to be compliant.

This one-hour forum will include: 
• A presentation by Paid Family & Medical Leave staff.
• Time for you to ask questions and get answers.

Maggie Perez Student Success Center
111 South 2nd Ave
Yakima, WA 98902

Employer Webinar: Small Business Overview


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Online Webinar

Small business will have special considerations in Washington’s Paid Family & Medical Leave program. Attend this free webinar to learn about those considerations, your requirements under the law, and how you might be able to implement the state plan to fit your business.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information.

**Webinar at Capacity**

New Webinar Scheduled 10/23

Online Webinar

October Advisory Committee Meeting


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Washington State Labor Council

Agenda and remote participation details on our Advisory Committee page

Washington State Labor Council
321 16th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144

Employer Webinar: Voluntary Plan Overview


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Online Webinar

If your business is considering a voluntary plan to cover your employees outside of the state plan, attend this webinar to learn the steps you’ll need to take to offer an approved plan.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information. 

Register Now

Online Webinar

Employer Webinar: Small Business Overview


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Online Webinar

Small business will have special considerations in Washington’s Paid Family & Medical Leave program. Attend this free webinar to learn about those considerations, your requirements under the law, and how you might be able to implement the state plan to fit your business.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information.

Register Now

Online Webinar

Employer Webinar: Premium Collection & Reporting Overview


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Online Webinar

All Washington employers will have reporting and premium collection responsibilities, with few exceptions. Attend this webinar to learn those responsibilities, see reporting requirements, and learn more about premium calculation and remittance.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information. 

**Webinar at Capacity**

New Webinar Scheduled 11/15

Online Webinar

Employer Webinar: General Overview


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Online Webinar

Get a jump on 2019 and learn how your business can prepare to implement this mandatory program in this free presentation by the Washington State Employment Security Department.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information. 

Register Now

Online Webinar

Employer Webinar: General Overview


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Online Webinar

Get a jump on 2019 and learn how your business can prepare to implement this mandatory program in this free presentation by the Washington State Employment Security Department.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information. 

Register Now

Online Webinar

Employer Webinar: Premium Collection & Reporting Overview


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Online Webinar

All Washington employers will have reporting and premium collection responsibilities, with few exceptions. Attend this webinar to learn those responsibilities, see reporting requirements, and learn more about premium calculation and remittance.

You must register for this event to receive meeting information. 

Register Now

Online Webinar

November Advisory Committee Meeting


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Association of Washington Businesses

Agenda and remote participation details on our Advisory Committee page

Association of Washington Businesses
1414 Cherry St SE
Olympia, WA

December Advisory Committee Meeting


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Washington State Labor Council

Agenda and remote participation details on our Advisory Committee page

Washington State Labor Council
321 16th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144