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DC Paid Family Leave Town Hall with DOES

December 6, 2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Calling all DC employers and workers!

Join the DC Department of Employment Services’ (DOES) Office of Paid Family Leave (OPFL) to learn about the rollout of employment benefits under the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2016.

OPFL will share how businesses play an integral role in securing thriving communities in the District and how eligible DC workers can benefit from the program, beginning July 1, 2020.

Date: Friday, December 6, 2019
Time: Session 1 9:30 - 10:30am // Session 2 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: True Reformer Building - Lankford Auditorium (1200 U Street NW, WDC 20009)
Nearest Metro: U Street/African American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo (Green & Yellow Lines)

The DC Paid Family Leave Act offers:

  • 8 weeks to bond with a new child
  • 6 weeks of family leave to care for an ill family member with a serious health condition
  • 2 weeks personal medical leave

Please note: To accommodate a large number of participants, two (2) town hall sessions will be held, each of which will provide the same information.

Attendees are encouraged to submit questions prior to the event at

Register by December 4, 2019

The Department of Employment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Provider. Language interpretation services are available without cost. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request access accommodations please indicate this in the registration form. 

True Reformer Building - Lankford Auditorium | 1200 U Street NW WDC 20009