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Maryland State General Assembly Passes Bill Strengthening Wage & Hour Anti-Retaliation Provisions

April 13th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Maryland General Assembly passed bill HB 1130, which is expected to be signed into law by the governor and would significantly expand and strengthen anti-retaliation provisions of Maryland wage and hour law.  Currently, employers are prohibited from firing an employee that complains about violations of wage and hour laws such as an employer unlawfully […]

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Workplace Fraud Act of 2009 Will Go Into Effect on October 1, 2009

September 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Maryland’s Workplace Fraud Act of 2009 will go into effect on October 1, 2009.   Under the new law, employers in the landscaping and construction industries that knowingly misclassify employees may be subject to a civil penalty of up to $5,000 per misclassified employee.  An employer that misclassifies an employee three or more times can be assessed […]

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Tags: Fair Labor Standards Act · Maryland Wage and Hour Laws