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Washington DC paid family leave

Washington DC paid family leave

Key features

Coverage options

State plan only

Funding

0.26% of covered employees’ total wages

Elimination period

0 days

Benefit

  • 90% of employee’s average weekly wage up to 1.5 times the minimum wage, plus
  • 50% of employee’s average weekly wage above 1.5 times the minimum wage

Maximum benefit

$1,118 per week in October 2023

Benefit duration

  • 2 weeks to care for pregnancy
  • 12 weeks to bond with a new child
  • 12 weeks to care for a family member with a serious health condition
  • 12 weeks to care for own serious health condition

 

Washington D.C. Paid Family Leave is only available through the D.C. Office of Paid Family Leave.

Get more information from the Government of the District of Columbia.