EMPLOYMENT LAW MINUTE
Maryland Passes Paid Family and Medical Leave Law
Published April 22, 2022
In this week’s topic, Jana Bjorklund, GovDocs Senior Counsel and Director, Employment Law and Compliance, discusses:
Maryland Paid Family and Medical Leave Law
- Maryland becomes 10th state to pass paid family and medical leave law
- Law applies to majority of employers
- Employees must have worked 680 hours in 12 months preceding leave to be eligible for benefits
- Employees eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave
- Payroll tax begins Oct. 1, 2023
- Benefits available Jan. 1, 2025
- Delaware close to passing PFML law, as well
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This Employment Law Minute blog is intended for market awareness only, it is not to be used for legal advice or counsel.
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Jana Bjorklund, GovDocs Senior Counsel and Director, Employment Law and Compliance, joined GovDocs in 2019 and has extensive experience within global businesses, providing advice and counsel relative to compliance with employment laws.
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