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PAID FAMILY LEAVE (PFL) Definition & Legal Meaning

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A paid family leave is regarded as time given off from work with payment in full to provide care for another member of the family, a birth or time to take care of a new child, recuperation period for an illness or injury, etc. The medium of payment might be in the form of the upfront salary, insurance claims or through some government medium.


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