Effective October 1, Maryland employers will face new requirements under the state's amended mini-WARN Act without any exception for a health pandemic.
Maryland has become the 14th state with a ban the box law affecting private employers after its legislature overrode Gov. Larry Hogan's veto. The City of St. Louis also will soon have a ban the box ordinance.
New legislation, proposed regulations and other directives regarding the minimum wage tip credit could necessitate changes in policies and practices for employers of tipped employees in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York.
With the federal minimum wage remaining unchanged for more than 10 years now, states and localities are filling in the gap with new minimum wage laws or increases to existing minimum wages.
Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire and Rhode Island have enacted new laws regulating the use and enforcement of noncompete agreements.
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