Maryland Free Printable Sick Leave Law Posters Maryland Earned Sick and Paid Leave Notice Poster Required

The Maryland Earned Sick and Paid Leave Notice is a sick leave law poster by the Maryland Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Maryland, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.

This poster provides information to employees in regards to paid and sick leave and should be posted in a conspicuous area for all employees to read.


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MARYLAND EARNED SICK AND SAFE LEAVE	 	
EMPLOYEE NOTICE	 	
The Maryland Healthy Working Families Act requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide paid 
sick and safe leave for certain employees. It also requires that employers who employ 14 or fewer employees 
provide unpaid sick and safe leave for certai	n employees. 	 	
Accrual	 	
Earned sick and safe leave begins to accrue on February 11, 2018, or the date on which an employee begins 
employment with the employer, whichever is later. An employee accrues earned sick and safe leave at a rate of 
at least one hour 	for every 30 hours the employee works; however, an employee is not entitled to earn more 	
than 40 hours of earned sick and safe leave in a year or accrue more than 64 hours of earned sick and safe leave 
at any time.  	 	
Leave Usage	 	
An employee is allowed to u	se earned sick and safe leave under the following conditions:	 	
 	To care for or treat the employee’s mental or physical illness, injury, or condition;	 	
 	To obtain preventative medical care for the employee or the employee’s family member;	 	
 	To care for a family m	ember with a mental or physical illness, injury, or condition; 	 	
 	For maternity or paternity leave; or	 	
 	The absence from work is necessary due to domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking committed 
against the employee or the employee’s family member and	 the leave is being used: (1) to obtain 	
medical or mental health attention; (2) to obtain services from a victim services organization; (3) for 
legal services or proceedings; or (4) because the employee has temporarily relocated as a result of the 
domestic	 violence, sexual assault, or stalking.	 	
A family member includes a spouse, child, parent, grandparent, grandchild, or sibling. 	 	
Employees are permitted to use earned sick and safe leave in increments in certain amounts established by 
their employer.  Employees are required to give notice of the need to use earned sick and safe leave when it is 
foreseeable. An employer may deny leav	e in certain circumstances. 	 	
Reporting	 	
Employers are required to provide employees with a written statement of the employee’s available earned sick 
and safe leave.	 	
Prohibitions	 	
An employer is prohibited under the law from taking adverse action against an e	mployee who exercises a right 	
under the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act and an employee is prohibited from making a complaint, 
bringing an action, or testifying in an action in bad faith. 	 	
How to File a Complaint or Obtain Additional Information	 	
If y	ou feel your rights have been violated under this law or you would like additional information, you may 	
contact:	 	
Commissioner of Labor and Industry	 	
1100 North Eutaw Street, Room 607 | Baltimore, MD 21201	 	
[email protected]

LICENCIA DE ENFERMEDAD Y SALIDA SEGURA DE MARYLAND	 	
NOTIFICACIÓN PARA EMPLEADOS	 	
La Ley de Familias Trabajadoras Saludables de Maryland requiere que los empleadores con 15 o más 
empleados brinden licencia de enfermedad y seguro 	para ciertos empleados. También requiere que los 	
empleadores que emplean a 14 o menos empleados brinden licencias no remuneradas por enfermedad y seguro 
para ciertos empleados.	 	
Acumulación	 	
El permiso de enfermedad y seguro comienza a acumularse desde	 11 de febrero de 2018 o la fecha en que un 	
empleado comienza a trabajar para el empleador. Un empleado acumula un permiso de enfermedad y seguro a 
una tasa de una hora por cada 30 horas de trabajo. Un empleado tiene derecho a ganar un máximo de 40 horas 
de licencia de enfermedad y seguro en un año. Lo máximo que un empleado puede acumular es un total de 64 
horas de licencia de enfermedad y seguro. 	 	
Uso de Licencia	 	
Un empleado puede usar la licencia de enfermedad y seguro acumulada bajo las siguientes condi	ciones:	 	
 	Para cuidar o tratar la enfermedad, lesión o condición mental o física del empleado;	 	
 	Para obtener atención médica preventiva para el empleado o miembro de la familia del empleado;	 	
 	Para cuidar a un miembro de la familia con una enfermedad, lesión o 	condición mental o física;	 	
 	Por licencia de maternidad o paternidad; o	 	
 	La ausencia del trabajo es necesaria debido a violencia doméstica, agresión sexual o acoso cometido 
contra el empleado o el miembro de la familia del empleado y el permiso se usa: (1) pa	ra obtener 	
atención médica o de salud mental; (2) para obtener servicios de una organización de servicios para 
víctimas; (3) para servicios o procedimientos legales; o (4) porque el empleado se ha mudado 
temporalmente como resultado de la violencia domésti	ca, la agresión sexual o el acoso.	 	
Un miembro de la familia incluye un cónyuge, hijos, padres, abuelos, nietos o hermanos. 	 	
A los empleados se les permite usar la licencia de enfermedad y seguro acumulada en incrementos establecidos 
por su empleador. Se re	quiere que los empleados notifiquen la necesidad de utilizar la licencia de enfermedad y 	
seguro ganadas cuando sea previsible. Un empleador puede negar la licencia bajo ciertas circunstancias. 	 	
Informes	 	
Se requiere que los empleadores proporcionen a los em	pleados por escrito el balance de las horas de licencia de 	
enfermedad y seguro disponible al empleado.	 	
Prohibiciones	 	
La ley prohíbe a un empleador emprender acciones adversas contra un empleado que ejerce su derecho 
conforme a la Ley de Familias Trabajador	as Saludables de Maryland y se le prohíbe a un empleado presentar 	
una queja, iniciar una acción o testificar en una acción de mala fe. 	 	
Cómo Presentar una Queja u Obtener Información Adicional	 	
Si considera que se han violado sus derechos según esta ley o s	i desea obtener información adicional, puede 	
comunicarse con:	 	
Comisionado de Trabajo e Industria	 	
1100 North Eutaw Street, Room 607 | Baltimore, MD 21201	 	
[email protected]

Other Maryland Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional ten optional and mandatory Maryland labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.

Poster Name Poster Type
Mandatory DLLR/OUI 328 to Employees Unemployment Law
Mandatory Maryland Earned Sick and Paid Leave Notice Sick Leave Law
Mandatory Maryland Minimum Wage and Overtime Law Minimum Wage Law
Mandatory DLLR PUB/OUI 6116 Health Insurance Law
Mandatory Workers' Compensation General Labor Law Poster

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