New Announcements and Key Action Dates to Review


Vice President, Employee Health & Benefits Compliance
(508) 595-7964
September 22, 2020Massachusetts

The Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has announced that:

  1. It has updated with new information. Updates to the website will continue throughout the fall.
  2. The DFML opened a contact center to answer questions about timelines, general eligibility, and the best place to obtain resources. The telephone number is 833-344-7365. The contact center is able to take calls in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
  3. In the next few weeks, employers registered through MassTaxConnect should receive a request to update contact information.
  4. The DFML has released an Employer Tool Kit which can be found here: 

Read the full annoucment to get key dates regarding renewal and first time private plan exemptions as well as information on deadline extensions for renewing self-funded private plan exemptions.