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Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler Mendelson, PC
- The Maryland Flexible Leave Act requires that covered employers (those with 15 or more employees) allow their employees to use their earned paid leave for the illness of a spouse, child or parent. See Purpose and Length of Leave.
- Employers with 15 or more employees must provide the same leave benefits to employees whose disabilities are caused or contributed to by pregnancy or childbirth as are provided to employees with other temporary disabilities. See Pregnancy Disability Leave.