New legislation in New York and California reflects growing momentum for pro-employee legislation that seeks to punish discrimination and harassment, but which threatens to subject well-intentioned employers to new breeds of serious claims.Read More
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High court rules that an employee’s failure to file an obligatory agency action before proceeding to court with a Title VII claim of discrimination is not a jurisdictional bar to the lawsuit, which places the burden on their employer to raise this defense early in the case, or else forfeit it.Read More
Md. Legislative Roundup: Expanded Anti-Discrimination Law and Other Developments Affecting Employers
The General Assembly ended its 2019 legislative session in April, sending several pieces of legislation to the Governor’s desk that will impact Maryland employers.Read More
“Fight for Fifteen” succeeds in Maryland. On March 28, 2019, the Maryland General Assembly overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that will increase the state’s minimum wage to $15.00 by January 1, 2025. As listed below, the minimum wage will climb gradually each year for companies of all sizes.Read More