Last week, paid family leave advocates filed paperwork with the Secretary of State to get the issue on the 2020 ballot. Advocates filed two separate initiatives asking for a tax increase in bother employers and employees.  Initiative 248 would establish a 12 week leave period, with employers and employees splitting a contribution of .88% of employee wages 50/50. Initiative 27 would call for 16 weeks of leave, with a maximum of 24 weeks of leave for multiple events, and employers and employees would split 75/25 a contribution of 1.04%. For more information, click here.