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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

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