An Act To Establish the Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program
Sec. 1. 26 MRSA c. 7, sub-c. 6-C is enacted to read:
MAINE PAID FAMILY LEAVE INSURANCE PROGRAM
§ 850-A. Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program
This bill creates the Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program to provide wage-replacement benefits to persons who qualify for family medical leave. The program is funded by employee contributions and provides 2/3 of a person's average weekly wage or 100% of the state average weekly wage, whichever is lower, for up to 6 weeks in any 12-month period. Employee contributions are collected on a sliding scale based on wages.