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Can You Be Fired for Taking a Leave of Absence?

Taking care of yourself and your household is not always about the money you bring home from work. Sometimes you need time off to tend to important personal or family matters. If you need this type of break and want...

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What to Do If Your Employer Won’t Reimburse Business Expenses

The transactional relationship between you and an employer should be a simple exchange: Your employer needs to compensate you each time you perform work for it. But what happens when your work obligations incur costs or require you to spend...

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How Do You Prove Breach of Fiduciary Duty?

A breach of fiduciary duty is a serious, complex, and often challenging matter. Familiarizing yourself with the law, examples, and burden of proof in these actions can give you a better understanding of what to expect. If you believe an...

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What Happens to Equity When You Leave a Company?

Whether you intend to stay at your current company for a few years or forever, it is always essential to understand what happens to your equity when you leave a company. The truth is that unforeseen things happen, and being...

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Important Changes in Store for Maryland Non-Compete Agreements

For much of Maryland, last week was simply the first week in April.  In Annapolis, however, the week was about one thing and one thing only – the fate of legislation.  Between end-of-session parties and fire trucks on State Circle...

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What Happens to Employees During Mergers and Acquisitions?

Whether you are an employee on the buyer or target side of a merger and acquisition, one word that likely comes to mind is uncertainty. Any merger & acquisition will come with some form of change potentially drastically affecting the...

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Workplace Sexual Harassment as a Contractor or Temporary Employee

If you are wondering what your rights might be if you are the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace but not a permanent employee, you have come to the right place. While most federal and state employment laws, such...

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Employee Rights During On-Call Employment

If you employ on-call workers for some period of time during the work week, you will want to have a strong understanding of employee rights during on-call employment. Business owners, human resources professionals, and operations managers need to be aware...

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Can I Be Fired If I File a Lawsuit Against My Employer?

Sometimes, businesses, organizations, and agencies engage in practices that violate employment laws. And if you are on the receiving end of unlawful employer actions, you might be asking, “Can I be fired if I file a lawsuit against my employer?”...

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How to Get Out of an Employment Contract

By default, employment in Maryland is at-will. At-will employment means an employer can fire you at any time for almost any reason (or no reason) if you do not have an employment contract that says otherwise. If you are one...

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