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Tag Archives: Maryland Retailers Association

Md. paid sick leave proponents call poll ‘fear-mongering’

ANNAPOLIS —  A poll released Tuesday showing conditional support for the effort to mandate paid sick days in Maryland is being decried as a scare tactic by supporters of the proposed law. The poll by Annapolis-based Gonzales Research and Marketing ...

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Poll finds conditional support for mandatory paid sick leave

Support for a proposal to require businesses in Maryland to provide paid sick leave to employees drops precipitously when coupled with questions about possible impacts to jobs and benefits, according to a poll conducted by opponents of the effort.

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Despite signed release, appeals court orders trial in suit against BJ’s

Parents cannot sign away their children’s right to recover for injuries they might sustain in a store’s play area, Maryland’s intermediate appellate court has held.

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Small retailers don’t want tobacco tax hike (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – Raising tobacco taxes in Maryland may only force smokers across state lines, where neighboring states and Washington, D.C., impose lower levies, a lobbyist for small retailers told a Senate panel Wednesday. Senate Bill 526 would raise taxes on ...

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Legislature tackling social media privacy issues

ANNAPOLIS — When former correctional officer Robert Collins was asked to turn over his Facebook login information to a superior, he was concerned that his rights were being violated. Last year, Collins allowed the superior to look at his account ...

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Maryland lottery ‘believes it is time’ to offer its games online (access required)

Multi-million dollar jackpots could be just clicks and keystrokes away if the Maryland State Lottery Agency gets its way. The agency wrote in a report to the General Assembly that it “believes it is time” to offer its games online ...

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