The Family Leave Act sunseted on December 31, 2019 and all benefits associated with this statute are no longer be applicable. Workers who need leave after December 31, 2019, may apply for Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML), an insurance program administered by the Employment Security Department. Workers may apply for PFML after January 1, 2020. Visit paidleave.wa.gov for more details. Applications for benefits should be available on their website in January 2020.
The U.S. Department of Labor enforces FMLA benefits.