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Massachusetts has ‘strongest' paid family medical leave program in nation, supporters say

26 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Massachusetts workers can take up to 12 weeks of job-protected, paid leave to care for a seriously ill or injured family member with the state's paid family medical leave law now in full effect.
“This is a program that levels the playing field, particularly for our small businesses, and makes Massachusetts a more competitive place to be able to attract and retain talent, and grow businesses,” Sen. Jason Lewis, D-Winchester, said, joining a group of supporters to mark the occasion on Thursday.
The law, signed in 2018, ensures workers do not lose their jobs or wages when they take time off...
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