Paid Family and Medical Leave Listening Sessions Scheduled for Public Comment

Date: January 16, 2019

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A series of listening sessions will be held by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to gather feedback from the general public on draft regulations pertaining to the new Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave law. While NFIB will file comments on behalf of small businesses, this will also serve as your opportunity to provide comments specific to your small business.

The schedule for the hearings is as follows:



Wednesday, January 30, 2019
2–3:30 p.m.
State House, 24 Beacon St., Gardner Auditorium


Friday, February 1, 2019 
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Department of Industrial Accidents, 436 Dwight St., 3rd floor


Monday, February 4, 2019 
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
MassHire Career Center, 255 Essex St.


Tuesday, February 5, 2019
2–4 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce, 311 Main St., Suite 200


Friday, February 8, 2019 
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center, One Arch Place


Monday, February 11, 2019 
10 a.m.–noon
Cape Codder Resort, 1225 Iyannough Rd., Suite 1, JFK Ballroom

Fall River

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
2:30–4 p.m.
MassHire Career Center, 446 North Main St.

The draft regulations will be made available for your review before January 23, 2019 and can be viewed here:

Business owners may also submit written comments directly to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development by emailing:[email protected]. For questions or comments please feel free to call me at (617) 482-1327 or email [email protected].  

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