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Today we are sharing with you an article written by Fiona W. Ong, Co-chair, Maryland Chamber of Commerce Labor and Employment Committee. Please click the button below to open and download the full article regarding HB1.

“On January 12, 2018, the Maryland General Assembly overrode Governor Hogan’s veto of 2017’s mandatory paid leave law, House Bill 1. Therefore, Maryland employers are now required to provide paid leave to employees. As of now, per state legislative guidelines, this law will take effect on February 11, 2018, though the Maryland Chamber plans to request an extension.”

The article covers the following:

  • What MD Employers should do now

  • How Employees may use their paid leave

  • Which Employees & Family Members are covered

  • Guidelines on Accrual and Carryover of Leave

  • Borrowing leave that hasn’t yet been accrued

  • Notice and Use of Leave

  • Verification

  • Employer’s Notice and recordkeeping

  • Prohibited actions

  • and more

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