The Paley Rothman Blog
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. The information in the blogs and articles is not a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Should you have any questions or want legal advice, please contact the attorney who wrote the blog or article.
March 19, 2020
By Scott Mirsky
on March 19, 2020
Businesses with less than 500 employees are required to provide paid leave to employees who cannot work due to an employee’s (or their family member’s) quarantine or diagnosis of COVID-19. Businesses will also need to provide paid leave if an employee cannot work due to the employee’s need to care for a child whose school or child care center has been closed.
March 9, 2020
By Scott Mirsky
on March 9, 2020
School and child care center closures due to COVID-19 are covered events under Montgomery County’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act.
July 12, 2017
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.
February 24, 2017
Days after D.C.’s groundbreaking paid leave act becomes law, the D.C. Council begins considering changes to its paid leave regime.
December 22, 2016
New law provides D.C. employees with 8 weeks of paid parental leave, 6 weeks of paid family leave, and 2 weeks of paid medical leave, and imposes new obligations on employers.