Virginia

Be in the Know: New Rules on Leave

Virginia recently passed legislation that allows insurers to provide group Paid Family Leave (PFL) policies.

Coverage and cost

Learn more about your state rules and eligibility.

Covered employers

This is not applicable to the referenced legislation.

Coverage options

Employers can choose to offer paid family leave benefits through a standalone group policy or as an amendment or rider to their existing disability policies through an authorized insurance carrier.

Cost

This is not applicable to the referenced legislation.

Employee eligibility

This is not applicable to the referenced legislation.

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Leave reasons

Family, bonding and qualifying military exigency.

Job protection

This is not applicable to the referenced legislation.

Other protections and provisions

This is not applicable to the referenced legislation.

Benefits

This is not applicable to the referenced legislation.

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Timeline and key dates

July 1, 2022 change goes into effect.

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How Unum can help

Unum is committed to working toward solutions to assist our clients with employees in Virginia. We will provide updates on our offering as more information about the program becomes available.

Have questions?

Reach out to our sales team to learn more about Unum’s state PFML and absence management solutions.