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Delaware Joins the Family (Paid Family-Medical Leave, That Is)

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On May 10, 2022, Governor John Carney signed into law the Healthy Delaware Families Act, adding Delaware to an expanding list of jurisdictions with a paid family and/or medical leave (PFML) requirement. The law creates a...more

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Delaware Becomes Latest State to Institute Paid Family and Medical Leave

On May 10, 2022, Delaware Governor John Carey signed into law a bill that will require private employers with ten or more employees in Delaware to provide up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave beginning in January...more

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Delaware Becomes the 11th State to Enact Paid Family Leave

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Following in Maryland's footsteps, on May 10, 2022, Delaware Governor Carney signed S.B. 1 known as the Healthy Delaware Families Act, which takes effect on July 1, 2022. In brief, the Act establishes a Family and Medical...more

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The Time to Care Act: Answering Your Questions about Maryland’s New Family Leave Law

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On April 10, 2022, the Maryland General Assembly overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s veto to enact the Time to Care Act of 2022. The Act establishes a Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Program similar to those adopted by...more

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Colorado Issues First Round of Regulations and Guidance on its Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Program

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In 2020, Colorado enacted a statewide paid family and medical leave insurance program, following roughly a dozen states that have adopted similar programs in recent years. Since that time, the state has been building a new...more

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Delaware Joins Trend to Provide Paid Family Leave: What Employers Need to Know

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Governor John Carney recently signed a bill making Delaware the 11th state to create a paid family leave program for eligible employees. Covered businesses will need to make payroll contributions beginning January 1, 2025,...more

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Delaware Requiring Paid Family and Medical Leave by 2026

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On May 10, 2022, Governor Carney signed the Healthy Delaware Families Act (“HDFA)” making Delaware the eleventh state that will require employers to provide paid family and medical leave.  While the law will take effect on...more

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ADA-Covered Disability Does Not Need to be Long Term

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects individuals with substantial impairment of a major life activity. In the past, this definition was interpreted by federal courts to limit ADA coverage to persons with chronic...more

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Ninth Circuit Rules That a Temporary Impairment Can Qualify as a “Disability” Under the ADA

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the federal appellate court with jurisdiction over much of the western United States (including Washington, Oregon, California and Idaho), ruled last week that an employee’s...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Maryland Legislature Overrides Veto to Enact Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

On April 9, 2022, the Maryland Legislature voted to overrule Governor Larry Hogan’s April 8 veto and enacted the Time to Care Act of 2022 (Senate Bill 275) (the “Act”), which establishes the Maryland Family and Medical Leave...more

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S&C Electric Company to Pay $315,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Chicago Company Refused to Permit a Qualified Employee With A Disability to Return to His Position Following Medical Leave, Federal Agency Charged - CHICAGO – S&C Electric Company, a designer and manufacturer of switching...more

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“Time To Care Act of 2022” - Maryland’s Paid Family and Medical Leave

Maryland will join the nine states and the District of Columbia in enacting its own paid family and medical leave. Maryland Sen. Antonio L. Hayes (D-Baltimore City) and Del. Kris Valderrama (D-Prince George’s County)...more

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New Paid Family Leave Laws Sprout in Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia Region

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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...more

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Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Updates – What You Need to Know

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (the “Department”) has issued a series of updates concerning Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (“MAPFML”). These updates reflect the latest changes made to...more

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Maryland is the Latest State to Pass Paid Family and Medical Leave

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Executive Summary: On April 9, 2022, Maryland joined nine other states in providing some form of paid family and medical leave covering private employers. After the Time to Care Act 2022, SB 275, (the “Act”) passed both...more

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Maryland Enacts a Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

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On April 9, 2022, the Maryland legislature voted to override Governor Lawrence J. Hogan’s veto of the Time to Care Act of 2022 (SB 275/HB8), passing it by a 30-16 vote in the Senate and by a 94-44 vote in the House. Maryland...more

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Connecticut Department of Labor Issues Final Proposed Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act Regulations

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In 2019 Connecticut enacted the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act, which entitles eligible Connecticut employees to paid family leave.  The Paid Family and Medical Leave Act amended the previously existing Connecticut Family...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

Paid Family and Medical Leave Is Coming to Maryland

On April 9, 2022, the Maryland state legislature overrode Governor Hogan’s veto of Senate Bill 275, also known as the Time to Care Act of 2022 (the “Act”). With the enactment of the law, Maryland becomes the latest state to...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation Continues to Vex Employers

Admittedly, it is a tricky situation. An employee needs time off from work because of a medical issue. The employee is not eligible for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), so the employer cannot call it...more

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When Can An Employer Require Fitness-For-Duty Exams?

Employers with fitness-for-duty exam requirements for employees returning from medical leaves should take note of a recent decision by a federal court in Massachusetts. In that case, the Court considered whether requiring...more

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Maryland Enacts New State Paid Family and Medical Leave Entitlement

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Maryland recently joined nine other states (and the District of Columbia) in providing employees in the state with a right to paid family and medical leave.  Although employer contributions to the paid family and medical...more

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A Suspended Employee is Still an Employee Under the ADA

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Picture the following scenario: An employee engages in misconduct at work that results in suspension pending investigation and would normally probably end in termination. But at the time of the suspension, the employee...more

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Washington PFML Update: Bereavement Leave for Death of a Newborn, Expiration of PFML CBA Exemption, and More

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Among other changes to the Washington Paid Family Medical Leave (“PFML”) program contained in SB 5649, effective June 9, 2022, when a newborn or newly adopted/fostered child dies, employees who would have qualified for either...more

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If Not Now Then Soon: Federal Updates Coming on the Right to Disconnect, Paid Medical Leave, and Bereavement Leave

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The federal government recently published its Final Report on the Right to Disconnect. While federal legislation regarding the right to disconnect is yet to be tabled, the government has engaged with federally regulated...more

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Maryland Lawmakers Propose Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program – Time to Care Act

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As the 2022 Maryland Legislative Session continues, employers should keep an eye on bills prioritized by the General Assembly. One such bill is the Time to Care Act, proposed by Senator Antonio Hayes and Delegate Kris...more

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