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Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys.

Employment Law

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY - Montgomery County Expands Sick and Safe Leave Law

Effective immediately, the Montgomery County Council has expanded the County’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act, which just went into effect on October 1, 2016, to require that employees be permitted to use accrued sick and safe leave for absences surrounding the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.

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Employment Law, Government Contracts

DOL Issues Final Rule on Paid Sick Leave for Government Contractors

Under newly released DOL rules, most federal government contractors entering into new or renegotiated contracts on or after January 1, 2017, will be required to provide employees performing on, or in connection with, the contract with up to 56 hours of paid sick leave per year.

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Tax

King v. Burwell: Supreme Court Upholds ACA Subsidies in Federal Exchange States

On June 25, 2015, in the eagerly anticipated case of King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court (in a 6-3 vote) ruled in favor of the Obama Administration, upholding the IRS’ authority to provide federal subsidies to individuals in states where the health insurance exchange is run by the federal government (rather than the state).

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