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Employment Development Department

FAQs – Part-time, Intermittent, or Reduced Work Schedule

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You may receive PFL benefits intermittently while working part-time. If you use PFL benefits intermittently, check “yes” to question A13 on the Claim for Paid Family Leave (PFL) Benefits (DE 2501F) or “yes” to question 6 on the Claim for Paid Family Leave (PFL) Benefits - New Mother (DE 2501FP). You should also attach a detailed note to your claim form explaining which days will be worked and the number of hours to be worked each day.

Note: A new version of the Claim for Paid Family Leave (PFL) Benefits (DE 2501F) is available. Effective July 1, 2015, only the new version Rev. 1 (7-14) will be accepted, and we will no longer accept the old version of this form (12-03).

The required seven-day waiting period can be served on consecutive days or on nonconsecutive days depending on the care required. Benefits are payable once the seven days have been served and all other eligibility criteria are met.

Serving the Waiting Period on Consecutive Days

Serving the Waiting Period on Nonconsecutive Days