In May 2013, Governor Martin O'Malley signed three noteworthy statutes that will affect virtually every Maryland employer. Effective October 1, 2013, Maryland employers with 15 or more employees must provide their pregnant...more
- Disability Discrimination Discrimination Liens Light-Duty Positions Military Caregiver Leave New Legislation Pregnancy Reasonable Accommodation Unpaid Wages Wages
The U.S. Constitution provides that the federal government has exclusive legislative rights over certain federal territories – such as military bases, courthouses, and other official properties – if a state consents to the...more
- Class Action Federal Enclave Doctrine Federal Jurisdiction Preemption Removal Wage and Hour
On November 27, 2012, in Scott v. Merck & Company, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed a jury verdict of more than $500,000 in favor of Jennifer Scott, a former Merck & Co., Inc. employee. The...more
- Anti-Retaliation Provisions Appeals At-Will Employment Breach of Contract Retaliation Reversible Error
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