Beginning today, workers who need to take paid family and medical leave can officially apply for benefits by filing a claim through the CT Paid Leave Authority for events happening on or after January 1, 2022. In 2019, Connecticut lawmakers passed P.A. 19-25: An Act Concerning Paid Family and Medical Leave, making Connecticut the 8th … Continue reading Paid leave applications are officially LIVE!
Our State’s Future Depends on Paid Leave
As a young woman with chronic illness who grew up caring for an elderly grandmother, I already understand the importance of paid family and medical leave. During my childhood I spent 2-3 weekends a month, every holiday and the majority of summers with my family caring for my elderly grandmother. I am grateful that I … Continue reading Our State’s Future Depends on Paid Leave
No worker should be forced to choose between the family they love or their own health and the job they need. Paid family and medical leave will ensure that workers who need to take time off to welcome a new baby, care for an ill loved one or recover from a personal illness are not … Continue reading Our Proposal