As Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia approach the two-month mark of mandatory business closures, the shockwaves from the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt by the entire economy. Although the plight of tenants has captured the headlines, commercial landlords also find themselves facing difficult decisions.Read More
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New Maryland Laws Expand Employees and Job Applicants’ Access to Wage Information & Prohibit Discrimination Against Natural Hairstyles
Maryland employees will be allowed to share and discuss each other’s pay, and even request wage ranges when applying for jobs—as employers’ access to wage history is diminished. A version of the Crown Act will also take effect in Maryland.Read More
The D.C. Council this week passed sweeping legislation that seeks to ensure that D.C. residents unable to work because of the COVID-19 emergency are covered by existing leave and/or unemployment benefits.Read More
Starting in 2020, all DC companies who employ tipped workers will be required to have their payroll processed (and reported to the government) by third-party vendors, to meet new criteria for public reporting.Read More
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