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Understanding Overtime Laws in Maryland

October 2014

Failure to pay appropriate wages to employees can get an employer in some serious legal trouble. In general, wage determinations are fairly straightforward. However, there are exceptions and exemptions that can complicate matters significantly. Full Article
What Can Employment Contracts Protect?

October 2014

People agree to the terms contracts more often than they probably realize. There are many products, services and relationships that come with some type of agreement that protects one or both parties involved in an exchange. Full Article
Which Actions Could Be Grounds For A Sexual Harassment Claim?

September 2014

Employers can go to great lengths to create policies that protect workers, but this may not insulate them from being named in lawsuit if these policies are not properly enforced. Developing a handbook that outlines what is and is not appropriate behavior in the workplace is just one step in avoiding employee disputes. Full Article
What Groups Are Protected From Workplace Discrimination?

September 2014

Experienced business owners likely have a fairly good grasp of the employment laws with which they must comply. New employers and entrepreneurs, on the other hand, may not. But no matter how long you have been in business, there may come a time when you find yourself facing a legal claim from an employee. Full Article