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Employment Law
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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.

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Employment Law

Supreme Court Rules Employers Can Unwittingly Waive Requirement to Bring EEOC Charge Before Suit

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.

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