Signed into law by Gov. Ned Lamont in 2019 the Paid Family and Medical Leave Program will begin collecting money from workers on Jan. 1, 2021. Workers won’t be able to access the benefits until 2022.
“I think it’s kind of unfair, especially for someone like me who doesn’t actually have a family. Especially since you can’t access the money until 2022,” Justin Van Hoorebeke of West Hartford said.
Not everyone sees it that way.