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Maryland Senate and House Pass #MeToo Legislation

The Maryland General Assembly passed legislation in the final days of the 2018 session that was aimed at addressing some of the issues brought to light by the #MeToo movement. The Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace...more

MD DLLR Provides New Information on Healthy Working Families Act

The DLLR recently issued new guidance concerning the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act for employers. The new guidance takes the form of sample policies and updated or new responses to the previously posted frequently...more

Don’t Like that NLRB Ruling? Just Wait, it May Change!

As 2017 and Chairman Phillip Miscimarra’s term drew to an end, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) issued a flurry of decisions overturning several Obama-era NLRB decisions. Because Board members are...more

To Kneel or not to Kneel; What is the Question?

The recent controversy surrounding NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem raises an interesting question concerning the protection of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) vis-à-vis work-place protests over social...more

Are Your Employees’ Personal Phone Numbers “Available” to You?

In April of 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued its new Election Rule (“Rule”) governing representation case procedures. The NLRB recently construed a portion of the Rule in a way which will make it more...more

The DOL Will, Once Again, Tell You What it Thinks

For years, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (WHD) provided official guidance, in the form of opinion letters, to employers and employees. The opinion letters issued by the WHD addressed the application of...more

What’s Good for the Goose…

Over the past few years, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken issue with employers that discipline employees over Facebook and other social media postings. The NLRB allows employees to discuss wages and other...more

New Persuader Rule Blocked by Federal Court

On Monday, June 27, 2016, U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings entered a nationwide injunction in the case of National Federation of Independent Business et al. v. Perez et al., 5:16-cv-00066 (ND TX) blocking the U. S. Department...more

Employers Will Now be Stuck with Mixed-Guard Unions

Under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) may not certify a union to represent a bargaining unit if the union admits into membership both guards and non-guards. (29 U.S.C....more

Save Your Soliciting for Snack Time

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (the “court”) (ConAgra Foods, Inc. v. NLRB, 813 F.3d 1079 (8th Cir. 2016)) recently overturned a decision of the National Labor Relations Board (the “NLRB”) which had...more

Employers Must Use Reasonable Diligence When Searching for Voter Personal Contact Information for Union Elections

Under the new union election rules which became effective on April 14, 2015, an employer must file with the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) and provide to the petitioning union, a list of all voters (including those...more

DC Employers Required to Provide Transit Benefits

Beginning on January 1, 2016, the DC Commuter Benefits Ordinance will require Washington, DC employers with 20 or more employees working in DC to provide commuter transit benefits pursuant to the Sustainable DC Omnibus...more

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