Washington State Family and Medical Leave Update for July 2019

Washington State Family and Medical Leave Update for July 2019

Paid Family and Medical Leave reporting and payment requirements have now changed for the Quarter 1 and Quarter 2 of 2019.

As of July 1st, 2019, you will now not only be required to submit your quarterly reports, but you will now be required

to make your business payments for both the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2019.

Information on reporting requirements can be found at:


After gathering all of the reporting data requirements, the Employer needs to log into the Employers Secure Access Washington account in order to make a payment.


If you don’t currently have a SAW account, the need to first sign-up in order to be able to make payments. You will be required to have your UBI number.

If you don’t know your UBI number, you can look this up at:


If you use a 3rd party administrator, CPA, or business manager, make sure that they plan to submit your Q1 and Q2 payments on your behalf.

More information for 3rd party administrators can be found at:


Of note… when signing your employer agent up, you will need to request an access pin number. This process may require a 3-5 day wait before the actual pin number is

sent to you.

– John

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