Maryland Healthy Working Families Act – Adverse Actions – Absence Control Policy

Bill Number:  HB0686

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Wilson

Subject:  Economic Matters

Bill Summary:

Prohibiting a certain provision of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act from being construed to prohibit an employer from applying a certain absence control policy if the employer provides at least 40 hours of paid leave a year, excluding earned sick and safe leave; and providing the absence control policy is uniformly applied, is provided to all employees uniformly, has a progressive accountability structure and provides for a warning before any possible action is taken against an employee.

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