Maryland Paid Sick Leave

February 21, 2018

Effective Feb. 11, 2018, Maryland passed the Healthy Working Families Act. The Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance has released FAQs.

On January 18, 2018, we published an alert regarding the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act. This act became effective on February 11, 2018. The Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance has released preliminary Frequently Asked Questions along with a sample Employee Notice Poster.

Click here for the FAQs and here for the sample Employee Notice Poster.

Final guidance documents from the agency will be released based upon feedback the agency receives. Any additional questions not addressed in the FAQs can be emailed to

Paylocity will continue to monitor the development of regulations around this new leave and will continue to provide updates as they are available.


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This information is provided as a courtesy, may change and is not intended as legal or tax guidance. Employers with questions or concerns outside the scope of a Payroll Service Provider are encouraged to seek the advice of a qualified CPA, Tax Attorney or Advisor.