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Pesticide Regulation Down on the Farm

The choices available to Maryland growers for chemical tools (herbicides, insecticides, fungicides) to protect their crops, orchards, vineyards, nurseries, gardens, turf and timber have shifted and narrowed dramatically over the past decade, and the changes keep on coming.

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Stand Alone HRAs, Employer Payment Plans and the ACA’s Most Overlooked Employer Penalty

Employers that currently sponsor employer payment plans or standalone health reimbursement agreements, which likely violate the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), are running the risk of being liable for an excise tax of $100 per day, per plan participant.

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Local Jurisdictions are Beating the Drum to “Ban the Box”

On January 1, 2015 and January 3, 2015, respectively, Montgomery County and Prince George's County became the second and third jurisdictions in Maryland (in addition to Baltimore City) to have laws restricting when and how a private employer can inquire about, and use, information related to a job applicant's criminal history.

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NLRB Rules that Employees may use Employer E-mail System to Engage in Concerted Activity

In a recent decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that employees who are granted access to their employer's e-mail system for business purposes are generally entitled to use these work e-mail systems to engage in discussions about the terms and conditions of their employment while on non-working time.

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EEOC Loses a Fourth Circuit Case on Background Checks

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Freeman, No. 13-2365, 2015 WL 728038 (4th Cir. Feb. 20, 2015) deals with the EEOC position on background checks.

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December 19, 2019

14 Paley Rothman Attorneys Named to the 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Ten Paley Rothman attorneys were named to the 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers list and four were selected 2020 "Maryland Rising Stars." Glenn Cooper was named the number one attorney in Maryland.

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Events

February 19, 2020

SECURE Act = SALES Opportunities

Paula Calimafde presented at The Edge 2020, a life insurance summit for top insurance professionals presented by National Life Group on February 19, 2020.

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Resource Center

Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys and relevant to our areas of practice.

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