Oct 01, 2019

NAGE Calls on Employers to Cover PFMLA Costs

In the wake of the Baker Administration's plan to tax state employees to fund the PFMLA program, NAGE has called on local leaders to cover this cost for the hardworking families of the Commonwealth.  
 
Several Public Sector leaders have chosen to lead the way and take up this cost for their employees.  Please see the letters below, calling on others to join their ranks.  

NAGE letter to Martin Meehan, President of the University of Massachusetts 

NAGE letter to Stephanie Pollack, Secretary of Transportation for MassDOT

NAGE letter to Fred Laskey, Executive Director of the MWRA

NAGE letter to Jonathan Williams, Trial Court Administrator 

Check out the article published in the Boston Globe, "The new payroll tax is coming, but is there a better way to provide family leave?"
and
published on State House News, "Baker: State Employee Leave Contributions 'Only Fair'" or wodnload the article HERE.  
 


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