Last hurdle for sick leave bill passed, thanks to House committee

Great breaking news from the Working Matters coalition (Progressive Maryland is on board):

The Working Matters coalition is delighted to report that the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (MHWFA) will continue with no delays thanks to the House Economic Matters Committee (ECM).

Great breaking news from the Working Matters coalition (Progressive Maryland is on board):

The Working Matters coalition is delighted to report that the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (MHWFA) will continue with no delays thanks to the House Economic Matters Committee (ECM). Please see below for additional details.

WHAT IS THE STATUS OF SENATE BILL 304?

This morning (February 15th) SB 304, the bill that sought to delay the MHWFA until July 1, 2018, officially died in the House Economic Matters Committee (ECM) 12-11.

ACTION ITEMS

Please take a moment to THANK members of the House Economic Matters Committee for their continued support of earned sick and safe leave for Maryland low-wage workers and working families. A list of those who voted NO on SB 304 is below:

Hon. Dereck E. Davis (Chair) 

Delegate Charles Barkley

Delegate Talmadge Branch 

Delegate Benjamin Brooks 

Delegate Luke Clippinger

Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn

Delegate C. William Frick

Delegate Diana M. Fennell

Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer

Delegate Kriselda Valderrama

Delegate C. T. Wilson

Delegate Jeffrey D. Waldstreicher

 

Please stay tuned for future updates and alerts related to earned sick and safe leave. As always,THANK YOU for your continued support.

Lee Domeika

Policy Advocate