Establish the Opt-in Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program

Last updated: Feb 17, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Representative Matthea Daughtry, House 49
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 883

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

This bill creates the Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program to provide wage-replacement benefits to persons who qualify for family medical leave. The program is funded by employee contributions and provides 2/3 of a person's average weekly wage or 100% of the state average weekly wage, whichever is lower, for up to 6 weeks in any 12-month period. Employee contributions are collected on a sliding scale based on wages.