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June 2017 Archives

Employee drug use creates legal concerns for employers

As increasing numbers of employees are using illegal drugs, either for recreation, self-medication or due to addiction, increasing numbers of employers have to deal with the repercussions. A recent article in the Baltimore Sun presented some interesting facts about employee drug tests across Maryland and nationally.

Is the Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?

Employers often make the mistake of drafting overly broad non-compete agreements.  Courts in Maryland have found broad non-compete agreements unenforceable unless they are specifically tailored to protect the company's legitimate business interests.

What is Your Current Salary?

There is a growing movement among legislators to ban employers from asking applicants their current or most recent salary.  In Maryland, an employer can ask current salary information, but New York City, Massachusetts, and Philadelphia have recently acted to ban the question. 

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