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EEOC alleges medical firm fired employee with cancer over leave request

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

A Rockville-based medical practice allegedly fired an employee who had breast cancer rather than accommodate her, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. National Spine & Pain Centers LLC, which has more than 60 offices in Maryland and elsewhere, is ...

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Maryland law still unclear on medical cannabis use by employees

Timothy F. Maloney, Attorney at law with Joseph Greenwald & Lake. MF-D 10/21/04.

Maryland employers, employees and job seekers who wonder what protections and rights, if any, medical cannabis patients have in the workplace are still waiting for guidance from legislators or a court. Though legislatures and courts across the country have addressed ...

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Md. House considers removing arbitration clauses for sexual harassment claims

The Statehouse building in Annapolis, (Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record)

With the rise of the #MeToo movement and heightened awareness about sexual harassment in the workplace, the General Assembly is weighing bills that would outlaw provisions in an employment contract or policy waiving the right to a legal remedy for ...

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Former Baltimore nonprofit employee claims he was misclassified as a contractor

A former East Baltimore Development Inc. employee claims he was intentionally misclassified as an independent contractor and deprived of benefits for several years in a federal lawsuit. Stephen M. Campbell worked for EBDI, a nonprofit organization that works to develop East Baltimore ...

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Bill affecting Md. employer liability in negligent hiring suits to get first hearing

The Maryland State House on the final day of the 2016 General Assembly session. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

A bill that would exempt employers in certain industries from liability for negligent hiring or supervision of employees with a probation before judgment or conviction on their records is being monitored by both second-chance advocates and plaintiff’s attorneys ahead of ...

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Businesses walk fine line examining job candidates’ associations

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Reports that a contract attorney with the Baltimore City Law Department was a member of a neo-Nazi organization had swift ramifications last week: the city ended its relationship with Glen K. Allen, and one day later announced City Solicitor George ...

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