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May 2017 Archives

Potential Paid Sick Leave in Maryland

A paid sick leave law that passed the Maryland Legislature is now headed for an override battle after Governor Hogan recently vetoed the bill.  The bill would require Maryland employers with more than 15 employees to have a paid sick and safe leave policy.

Legal requirements for unpaid internships in Maryland

As the calendar turns over to summer months, it is increasingly common to see interns in workplaces across Maryland and throughout the United States. Unpaid or paid internships provide meaningful benefits to individuals and businesses alike. Interns receive valuable work experience in their chosen field, and businesses receive the value of the intern's labor.

Maryland Employer Sued for Failing to Accommodate Employee's Religious Holiday

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently sued the company XPO Last Mile, Inc., in federal court in Maryland, for discriminating against a new hire because he could not start work on a Jewish Holiday.  The company pulled its offer letter for Tzvi McCloud after he said he could not start working on October 3, 2016, which was the Jewish High Holy day of Rosh Hashanah. 

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