On May 10, 2022, Delaware Governor John Carney signed the Healthy Delaware Families Act, which provides up to 12 weeks of leave and benefits to covered employees for certain parental, family caregiving, and medical reasons.
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Kathleen McGinley is an Associate in the Baltimore, Maryland, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. and is a contributor to the Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog. Ms. McGinley provides compliance advice and preventative training to employers and counsels employers on real-time complex employment decisions, such as difficult terminations and complex disability accommodation requests.
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Both Maryland and Virginia have joined the District of Columbia in enacting laws relating to paid family and medical leave for private-sector workers.
Following in the footsteps of the District of Columbia, the Maryland law will create a mandatory statewide benefit that will be funded by payroll taxes. In contrast, the Virginia law will create…
On October 1, 2016, Montgomery County’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave law became effective. This law allows all employees, with few exceptions, that work in Montgomery County, Maryland, to accrue paid and/or unpaid sick and safe leave, depending on the size of their employer, to use for their own illness, an illness of a family…
Among the many changes recently proposed to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), one that has not yet occurred is a repeal of the requirement that certain employers provide break time for nursing mothers.
ACA Amendment To The FLSA
Effective March 23, 2010, the ACA amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) to…