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Health Working Families Webinar held: Wed., Jan. 24th 10 am ET

The complimentary webinar was presented by Laura L. Rubenstein, Esq. and Gregory P. Currey, Esq. on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10 a.m., discussing the new Maryland Working Families Act and how it will affect Maryland employers. With impact on every employer in some way, understand your obligations under the new law before it takes effect on February 11, 2018. 

Laura and Greg covered: 

• The amount of leave required under the Act 
• The expanded definitions of employee, employer and family member
• The permissible uses of leave under the Act 
• The Act’s rollover requirements 
• The new record-keeping requirements 

The webinar provided business owners and operators key information to feel comfortable moving forward before the February 11, 2018 deadline. For those who would like to review the information in this webinar, or who could not attend, we offer access through the links below: We look forward to answering any questions you may have! 




About us:

Laura RubensteinLaura L. Rubenstein, Esq. has spent countless hours counseling local and national employers on all aspects of workplace issues. She represents businesses and nonprofit organizations in a wide range of matters, including investigating sensitive and confidential employment claims, negotiating employment and severance agreements, defending harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims and handling wage and hour lawsuits. She defends clients before federal and state and local courts and administrative agencies. 
She counsels employers on workplace accommodations, employee theft, workplace violence, and leaves of absences. She negotiates and drafts documents critical to her clients’ individual needs. In addition to her support of many non-profits, including sitting on various Boards and committees in the community, Laura is an accomplished speaker, writer and certified mediator. 



Gregory CurreyGregory P. Currey, Esq. is a partner with Wright, Constable & Skeen’s labor and employment practice. Greg has represented Maryland employers for more than 10 years in all aspects of employment law, including drafting and negotiating employment policies and employee agreements,