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  • Maryland Paid Sick Leave Law Passed Over Governor's Veto

    Date:
    January 17, 2018

    The Maryland General Assembly has voted to override Governor Larry Hogan's veto of a 2017 bill to enact the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act, which mandates employers with 15 or more employees to provide paid sick and safe leave. The law is the ninth statewide paid sick leave law in the nation.

  • Overtime Ruling Turns on Weight of Drivers' Vehicles

    Date:
    November 21, 2017

    Employees need only work on smaller vehicles "in part" to qualify for overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Schilling v. Schmidt Baking Co.

  • HR Compliance Changes Take Effect July 1; Trends Include Minimum Wage, Military Leave and Payroll Updates

    Date:
    June 21, 2016

    HR departments should get ready now to comply with a wide variety of employment law requirements that are changing on July 1. Depending on the employer's presence in various jurisdictions, a number of workplace practices may be affected by legislative changes, ranging from employment contracts to payroll.

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