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Take a Proactive Stance Against Workplace Sexual Harassment

December 2014

Employment disputes can be quite costly to a business, and depending on the allegations, can hurt a company's reputation. This is why it is important to take a proactive approach to avoiding these disputes, while also having legal counsel on hand should these disputes arise. Full Article
Protections in Place For Pregnant Workers in Maryland

December 2014

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act​ protects women from being treated unfairly in the workplace based on pregnancy-related issues. Employers are prohibited from discriminating against pregnant women at any phase of employment, from hiring to firing. Full Article
What is Employment Arbitration?

November 2014

Employment agreements and contracts can be very useful tools for both employers and employees. They can define compensation, specify certain workplace policies and identify pieces of information that is considered confidential and protected. Full Article
Multiple Claims of Sexual Harassment Made Against Ford

November 2014

Sexual harassment claims are at the center of a contentious dispute between numerous employees and two Ford Motor plants in another state. As any business owner in Maryland can likely appreciate, the situation has been attracting some unfavorable and unwelcome attention to business practices at the company. Full Article
How to Avoid Employment Litigation

November 2014

Employment disputes of any kind can prove to be very costly to employers. The time and money it takes to deal with a legal claim in court takes away from the time and money that could be spent on the company itself, and this can lead to serious problems for a business. Full Article
What Are The Possible Solutions to a Wrongful Termination Claim?

October 2014

Employers that terminate an employee under complicated terms or after a contentious dispute can find themselves facing a wrongful termination claim filed by that employee. Whether a claim is legitimate or not, employers could be very nervous about what the ramifications of the complaint may be. Full Article