Labor and Employment

Types of Workplace Discrimination Prohibited by Law

Federal and state laws prohibit various forms of discrimination in the workplace. These laws are intended to protect employees from workplace discrimination that can have a negative impact on their earning capacity or the terms or conditions of their employment. Reviewing the prohibited forms of discrimination below can help you gain a better understanding of... Read More

Five Myths About Overtime Pay

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938, employers have to pay overtime wages to certain employees who work more than 40 hours per week. Unfortunately, employers and employees have many misconceptions about when workers are entitled to overtime pay. If you believe any of these myths, it is possible you were entitled to... Read More

Who’s Responsible When a Customer Kills?

As Super Bowl Sunday draws near, I’m reminded of two recent cases that put Maryland Court Rulings at odds over business liability. In both cases, the businesses’ patrons killed innocent people. The courts’ rulings on who should be held responsible in each case, however, are far different. In 2008, three people were killed after a... Read More

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