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HB 580 - Requires Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave - Maryland Key Vote

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Title: Requires Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires an employer to provide paid sick leave to employees, effective January 1, 2017.

Highlights:
  • Requires an employer that employs at least 15 employees to provide an employee with paid sick leave at the same rate that the employee normally earns (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that paid sick leave accrues at a rate of at least 1 hour for every 30 hours worked (Sec. 1).
  • Requires an employer that employs up to 14 employees to provide an employee with unpaid earned sick leave (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that an employer is not required to authorize an employee to perform the following actions (Sec. 1):
    • Earn more than 56 hours of paid sick leave in a year;
    • Use more than 80 hours of paid sick leave in a year;
    • Accrue more than 80 hours of paid sick leave at any time; or
    • Use paid sick leave during the first 90 days or 480 hours worked, whichever is shorter.
  • Exempts the following individuals from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1):
    • An employee under 18 years old;
    • An employee in the agricultural sector;
    • An employee who regularly works less than 8 hours a week; and
    • An employee in the construction industry who is covered by a collective agreement that waives paid sick leave.

 

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave

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