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October 2014 Archives

FMLA: employers can't take it or leave it

As our regular readers know, we have several times discussed in our blog that many Maryland workers are entitled to take leave for work to care for a family member with a serious medical condition or because the employee has a serious health condition making them unable to perform their job.

In which situations might I need a Maryland employment law attorney?

You have just been fired. You are angry. Your former boss was dismissive, curt and impolite during the meeting about termination of your employment. It can make a person wonder if this is a situation in which you might need a Maryland employment law attorney.

Maryland Court of Appeals: overtime pay to be considered 'wages'

At first blush, the recent decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals might not appear to be especially significant. After all, the court held that overtime pay is included in the statutory definition of "wages."

What is 'continuous for-cause employment'?

A recent Maryland Court of Appeals case asked the court "to re-examine the contours of the firmly established doctrine of at-will employment." The court was asked to look at a written contract that contained "a for-cause provision but no definite term of employment."

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