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January 24, 2019

Linda D. Schwartz: 1948-2019

It is with great sadness that Paley Rothman announces the passing of our long-time partner, Linda Schwartz (Rosenthal).

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Events

February 14, 2019

Great Day Washington - Scared of ‘What If?’ It’s Okay to Have a Prenup Before Marriage

Carlos Lastra and Tracey Coates appeared as guests on the WUSA9 morning show Great Day Washington, on February 12, 2019.

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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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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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SCOTUS Rules That ERISA Fiduciaries Have Distinct Liability For Duty To Monitor Plan Investments

In a recent decision that has surely unnerved many retirement plan fiduciaries, the Supreme Court, in the case of Tibble v. Edison International et al., No. 13-550, 2015 WL 2340845 (May 18, 2015), weighed in on the issue of whether a retirement plan fiduciary can be held liable for retaining an imprudently selected investment after the statute of limitation has run from the date of the initial selection of the investment.

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OFCCP Update: Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces

Since April 2014, President Obama has signed a long list of Executive Orders affecting government contractors' relationships with employees.

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