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Paid Family and Medical Leave Is Coming to Maryland

On April 9, 2022, the Maryland state legislature overrode Governor Hogan’s veto of Senate Bill 275, also known as the Time to Care Act of 2022 (the “Act”). With the enactment of the law, Maryland becomes the latest state to establish paid family and medical leave for employees. The Act creates a family and medical leave fund (the “Fund”) which provides temporary paid leave benefits to covered employees and participating self-employed individuals. The program will be administered by the state, and paid leave benefits will be made directly by the state to eligible individuals from the Fund.

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