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  • New Massachusetts Paid Family Leave Tax The Massachusetts Legislature passed the Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML) law in 2018 to assist in securing income for employees* who are out of work due to their own illness/injury, their own parental leave (code: MA MLI/EE) or to care for a family member (code: MA FLI/EE). Benefits under the PFML...
  • Employee workshops for October! It’s time to expand your learning through free workshops for UMass Amherst staff and faculty. October brings many engaging workshops such as: “Time & Organizational Management”, “Giving & Receiving Feedback”, “Ergonomics in the Workplace”, “New Supervisor Orientation”, “Taking Meeting...
  • Long-Term Care Insurance The University of Massachusetts is now offering eligible employees* (and their spouse or partner) voluntary Long-Term Care (LTC) Insurance through Mutual of Omaha. Long-Term Care services are provided to people who are unable to...
  • MA Paid Family Medical Leave Law In 2018 Massachusetts signed into law a statute providing paid family and medical leave (PFML) benefits effective January 1, 2021 & requiring taxes to be paid on wages for covered employees starting October 1, 2019. The University of Massachusetts System Office has posted helpful...
  • New: Leadership Academy for Supervisors and Managers Are you a current University supervisor/manager looking for ways to develop your management and supervisory skills?  Through the newly launched UMass Amherst Leadership Academy you can find distinct programs that support...

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