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Lawsuit alleges Baltimore City teachers improperly denied leave

Keith Zimmerman. (photo submitted by Kahn, Smith & Collins, P.A.)

An alleged longstanding practice in the Baltimore City Public School system that leads to teachers being denied Family and Medical Leave Act benefits is being challenged in federal court and may become a class action. According to the lawsuit, filed ...

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Same-sex ruling has employers tweaking benefits

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on same-sex marriage has private employers around the country scrambling to make sure their employee benefit plans comply with the law. The impact of the decision striking down part of the federal Defense ...

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Ex-court worker loses FMLA fight

A former Maryland court employee’s $1 million lawsuit ended Tuesday in the U.S. Supreme Court, which held that states cannot be sued under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act’s self-care provision. Daniel Coleman, who was once the executive director ...

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Supreme Court to decide if states are immune from FMLA’s self-care provisions

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday regarding a fired Maryland court employee’s contention that states can be sued for violating the self-care provision of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Daniel Coleman, once the executive director of procurement ...

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Top 5: ‘A day late and two dollars short’

It was all the Exxon gas leak case this week from The Daily Record’s legal affairs side — at least when it comes to the top stories on our site. Some of those stories and more made it into this ...

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Opinions – U.S. District Court of Maryland: 5/9/11

Labor & Employment Family and Medical Leave Act BOTTOM LINE: Employer violated the Family and Medical Leave Act by failing to provide employee, who suffered a serious health condition as defined in the FMLA, the proper notice of employer’s intent ...

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