April 3rd, 2023

Attention Employers: Is Your Severance Agreement Enforceable? NLRB Decision Raises Questions

Employers should revisit their severance agreement before presenting them to employees due to a recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board (the NLRB). In McLaren Macomb and Local 40 RN Staff Council, Office and…

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February 28th, 2023

Legally Speaking With Aron Benjamin: Maryland New Law Update 2023

Join Stein Sperling’s personal injury and criminal law attorney Aron Benjamin as he speaks with estates, trusts & probate attorney Sarah Broder and employment and business law attorney Darla McClure about new laws in Maryland in 2023,…

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February 23rd, 2023

Darla McClure Talks Employment Law and Marijuana Legalization With The Daily Record

Employment law attorney Darla McClure was quoted in a recent article by The Daily Record on the employer’s perspective of Maryland’s recent marijuana legislation entitled “Employers may need to change employee policies with new marijuana…

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January 12th, 2023

January Brings Minimum Wage Increases Across the DMV

As of January 1, 2023, Maryland state minimum wage raised to $13.25 an hour for companies with 15 or more employees. It’s set to continue to rise each year until it reaches $15 an hour…

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September 12th, 2022

Recent Changes in Non-Competes: What You Need to Know

The District of Columbia Council voted on July 12, 2022, to make modifications to the Ban On Non-compete Agreements Amendment Act  which had passed in 2021 but had yet to take effect. The Non-compete Clarification…

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August 18th, 2022

19 Stein Sperling Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers List, 10 on Ones to Watch List

Stein Sperling is pleased to announce that 19 lawyers have been included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 10 lawyers have been included in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers:…

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June 21st, 2022

DC Bill Banning Employers from Firing Workers for Marijuana Use Awaits Mayor’s Signature

July 25, 2022, Update: The Cannabis Employment Protections Amendment Act of 2022 has been signed and enacted by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser. On June 7, 2022, the Washington, D.C. city council unanimously passed the Cannabis…

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April 21st, 2022

New Maryland Law Providing Paid Family Leave

Maryland, by an override of Governor Larry Hogan’s veto, just enacted the Time to Care Act, which establishes the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program. Under this new law, eligible employees will receive 12 weeks of…

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covid vaccine mandate

September 27th, 2021

What President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Means for Employers

UPDATE: On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked enforcement of the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which would have required all employers with 100 or more employees covered by OSHA’s rules and regulations,…

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Notice of Montgomery County Wage Increase

July 1st, 2021

Minimum Wage Increases As Of July 1, 2021

As of July 1, 2021, Montgomery County’s minimum wage will increase as part of the annual adjustments set out in County Code 27-68. The amount of the increase will depend on the size of the…

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