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FMLA/PFML

Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML)

The Paid Family and Medical Leave program is a mandatory statewide insurance program that provides paid family and medical leave to eligible employees. The program is administered by the Employment Security Department (ESD).

Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave program does not replace the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

In many cases, PFML and FMLA will run at the same time. To apply for PFML visit Washington Paid Family & Medical Leave.