The Maryland General Assembly Amends and Clarifies Key Terms in the Maryland "Flexible" Leave Act and Other Maryland Developments


Based on concerns brought forth by the business community, the Maryland General Assembly overwhelmingly voted to revise and clarify key terms in the Maryland Flexible Leave Act (MFLA), which was originally signed into law on May 22, 2008. As an emergency measure, the amended Act became effective on May 19, 2009, the date on which the Governor signed it. The MFLA generally entitles employees to use any accrued personal paid leave for the illness of an immediate family member.

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