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§ 8.3-801. Notice to employees

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: June 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 8.3. Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8. Notice to Employees (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2023
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8.3-801
§ 8.3-801. Notice to employees
Annual notice
(a) An employer shall provide written notice to each employee of the rights and duties of an employee under this title at the time of hire and annually thereafter.
Notice upon request for leave
(b)(1) When an employee requests leave under this title, or when an employer knows that an employee's leave may be for a reason under § 8.3-302 of this title, the employer shall notify the employee of the employee's eligibility to take leave for which benefits may be paid under this title within 5 business days.
(2) The notice provided under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall include:
(i) the right of a covered employee to receive Program benefits under this title;
(ii) the procedure for filing a claim for benefits;
(iii) a covered employee's responsibilities with respect to providing notification prior to the commencement of leave and any penalties for failing to do so;
(iv) the right of an employee to file a complaint for alleged violations of this title;
(v) the right of a covered employee to job protection; and
(vi) a description of the prohibited acts, penalties, and complaint procedures under Subtitle 9 of this title.
Standard notices; regulations
(c)(1) The Department shall develop standard notices for an employer to use under this subtitle.
(2) The notices required under this subtitle shall be provided in accordance with regulations adopted by the Secretary.


Added by Acts 2022, c. 48, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2023. Amended by Acts 2023, c. 258, § 1, eff. June 1, 2023; Acts 2023, c. 259, § 1, eff. June 1, 2023.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8.3-801, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 8.3-801
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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