Tag Archives: Employment Law

Montgomery County Passes Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act

  Do you have employees working in Montgomery County, Maryland? If so, make sure you’re ready for the county’s new sick leave law, the Earned Sick and Safe Leave Bill (“the Act”), which takes effect October 1, 2016. The Act requires covered employers to give eligible employees time off for a number of health and […]

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“Ban the Box” – Criminal Background Checks in D.C. and Maryland

The District of Columbia, Montgomery County, and Prince George’s County have each recently passed “Ban the Box” ordinances. These new laws restrict an employer’s right to conduct criminal background checks on prospective employees. If you conduct business in any of those three jurisdictions, you must modify your pre-employment due diligence procedures to comply with the […]

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