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Mar 26 2018 10:36am    Comments: 0    Categories: Community      Tags: maryland law  

HB 1 (Paid Sick Leave Act) is now Law in Maryland!


On January 12, 2018, the Maryland General Assembly overrode Governor Hogan's veto of the 2017 mandatory paid leave law, House Bill 1. Therefore, Maryland employers are now required to provide paid leave to employees. This law took effect on Sunday, February 11, 2018.


Here is a link to a primer of HB 1 Compliance by guest authot Fiona W. Ong, Co-chair, Maryland Chamber of Commerce Labor and Employment Committee. Click Here.

The Department of Labor draft smple employee notice poster is available to be downloaded at


Governor Larry Hogan issued Executive Order 01.01.2018.04 creating the Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance to assist small businesses in complying with House Bill 1 (HB1). Questions can be sent to this office at its dedicated email:


The Talbot Chamber will keep you updated on any legislative initiatives that would change the implementation date or modify House Bill 1.


PLease direct any questions regard HB 1 to


Alan I. Silverstein, IOM

President & CEO

Talbot County Chamber of Commerce

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The Talbot County Chamber of Commerce
101 Marlboro Ave Suite 53
Easton, MD 21601

Phone: (410) 822-4653
Fax: (410) 822-7922

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