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Through a merger between the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber and the West Anne Arundel County Chamber in early 2017, the Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce (CMCC) was created. We are dedicated to providing networking, information and growth resources to all sizes and kinds of businesses, agencies, institutions and organizations. Our connections to business, industry, academia, government are unparalleled.

Businesses for and against paid sick leave bills

After four years of trying, many Maryland lawmakers predict this is the year a paid sick leave bill could pass both chambers. Identical bills are in play in the House, HB1, and Senate, SB230.

At its Senate hearing, business representatives spoke for and against the legislation that mandates paid sick leave for all businesses with 15 or more employees and unpaid leave for smaller employers.

Some Maryland businesses and nonprofits are  strongly opposed to the burdens of compliance with the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act, which would result in additional costs and harsh fines for honest mistakes.

Read the full article from the Maryland Reporter.

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