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December 10, 2019 • News

State Releases Paid Family Leave Program Impact Study

The State of Hawaii Legislative Reference Bureau recently released a Paid Family Leave (PFL) Program Impact Study, conducted as a sunrise analysis as directed by Act 109, passed in the 2018 Legislative Session. The report, prepared by an independent contractor, looked at:

The report considered plan structure, funding, administration and implementation timeline. Among the challenges identified: understanding how paid leave laws coordinate with other benefit plans (e.g., sick leave, disability, worker’s compensation) or multiple paid leave laws, if any employer has employees in more than one state. Read the full report here.

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