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March 23, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was emergency legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by the President on March 18, 2020 as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The FFCRA emergency legislation, in part, provides for expanded paid employee family and medical leave necessitated due to the pandemic.  The FFCRA goes into effect April 2, 2020, and most provisions are set to expire on December 31, 2020.  The parts of the legislation most directly addressing mandated employee leave are summarized below

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Past Alerts

During state of emergency, Maryland to permit virtual witnessing of wills and other estate documents

On April 10, 2020, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued two executive orders that will now permit…

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Twelve Niles Barton Attorneys Recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers 2020

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP congratulates twelve attorneys who have been selected for inclusion…

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Matthew Kimball Elected as President of the Board of Directors of LAI Baltimore

Matthew L. Kimball, Chair of the Real Estate Department at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, has been…

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Brett A. Buckwalter Joins Niles Barton as Senior Counsel

Brett A. Buckwalter has re-joined Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, as Senior Counsel, drawing on 20…

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