California Paid Family Leave

Paid family leave laws are changing across the U.S. as more states recognize the importance of employee time off for caring and healing.

State Disability and PFML Coverage at a Glance Learn more about Unum’s State Disability and PFML Coverage.

Who is covered?

Employer coverage

  • All private sector employers are covered; employers can self-insure and opt in
  • Some public sector employers are also covered

Employee eligibility

Employees must have:

  • Contributed to the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program during the previous 18 months
  • Earned at least $300 in gross wages during the base period during which SDI deductions were taken

Want to learn more?

With Unum Leave and Absence Management Solutions, you can be sure your organization stays in compliance with ever-changing laws, helping you avoid costly fines and legal fee while ensuring your employees get the time off they're entitled to.

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Note:Current as of July 18, 2019 and subject to change as additional information becomes available from the state