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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter on March 15, 2019 that answered the question of “whether an employer may delay designating paid leave as Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave or expand their FMLA leave beyond the statutory 12-week entitlement.” The DOL’s answer in short: No way.

Washington DCFor employers located in the greater Washington, DC metro area, keeping up with multiple states’ employment law requirements can be challenging. Virginia and Maryland closely track the federal laws that govern employers on issues such as the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, with only some minor variations.

However, the District of Columbia has implemented more stringent requirements for employers to comply with under several employment laws. In this month’s article, I will focus specifically on one law the District of Columbia has passed that Virginia and Maryland do not have and how employers can comply with it.