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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

Should Tweet of CEO’s Response to Mental Health Day Prompt Reevaluation of Your PTO Policy?

The concept of a “mental health day” is often overlooked when employers craft their vacation and leave policies. However, a recent tweet by a San Francisco-based web developer has sparked a national discussion about mental health and the appropriate way for employers to handle these situations.

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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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Employment Law

Potential Law Changes in Store for Virginia Employers

The Virginia General Assembly’s 2015 Session convened on January 14, 2015 and will run through February 28, 2015. During this session the House and Senate have been considering a number of bills that, if enacted, could have important implications for Virginia employers.

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