McNamee Hosea News & Press — 2013

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EEOC Files Sex Discrimination Suit in Baltimore Federal Court

June 2013

Given the proximity to Washington, D.C., Maryland companies might be expected to abide by employment discrimination laws, particularly Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. That famous law provides protection to workers from adverse employer actions motivated by race, color, religion, sex and national origin. Full Article
Maryland Resident Settles Wrongful Termination Claim With SEC

June 2013

Federal government workers often express deep commitment to their public interest careers. The same devotion may not be felt when it comes to living in the nation's capitol, however. Rather, many federal workers prefer to live in the slower paced, residential communities bordering Washington, D.C. Full Article
Severance Agreements for Peace of Mind

May 2013

The topic of severance agreements might invoke various associations among Prince George’s County employees. Some might regard the term as a euphemism for getting fired. Others, given the recent economic recession, might have heard the term used in the context of reductions in force or layoffs. Full Article
Employment Agreements Minimize Most, But Not All Litigation

May 2013

Workers in Prince George’s County and greater Maryland may have signed an employment agreement when they began their current jobs. Often, such employment contracts contain standard provisions, relating to material terms such as compensation, leave benefits, retirement plans, employer-provided healthcare, and termination procedures. Full Article