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FenderBender – Overtime Pay: Who Gets It?

Joyce Smithey quoted in article “Overtime Pay: Who Gets It? Read the article here.

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New York Times – Experts Question Casinos’ Plan to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Joyce Smithey quoted in The Associate Press article “Experts Question Casinos’ Plan to Prevent Sexual Harassment” which was published in The New York Times. (NYTimes.com – 3/9/2018)

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USNews – Sexual Misconduct Often Part of the Job in Hospitality Work

Joyce Smithey quoted in “Sexual Misconduct Often Part of the Job in Hospitality Work” (USNews.com – 12/10/2017) Read the article here.

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Common Overtime Violations

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) states that anyone employed and covered under this act must be paid one and a half times what their regular rate of pay is when the amount of time worked is over 40 hours...

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Joyce Smithey Teaming Up with Ellen Flynn for Breakfast Talk at MAJ in Columbia

For those interested in learning more about Federal Rule 30(b)(6) depositions, MELA member Joyce Smithey will be teaming up with medical and nursing home malpractice attorney Ellen Flynn next month for a breakfast talk at the Maryland Association for Justice...

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Employment Law Attorney

Understanding Employment and Labor Laws in Maryland Serving Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Columbia, Silver Spring, Frederick, and the Counties of Anne Arundel and Howard Employment law provides protection for workers from hiring to firing. This body of law includes both federal...

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Long-Term Disability and ERISA Attorney

Supreme Court Clarifies Time Limitations in ERISA Cases Serving Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Columbia, Silver Spring, and Frederick The Supreme Court announced a decision that upheld a long-term disability plan’s provision requiring a lawsuit to be filed...

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Senate to Consider Ban on Credit Checks for Job Applicants

Employment Lawyer for Job Applicants Serving Employees and Employers in Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Columbia, Silver Spring, Frederick. as well as Anne Arundel and Howard Counties Massachusetts senator, Elizabeth Warren introduced a new bill this week called the Equal Employment for All...

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Employment and Disability Attorney

Courts Slowly Accepting the ADA Expansion Serving the Areas of Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Columbia, Silver Spring, Frederick. and Including all of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties In 2008, Congress amended the Americans with Disabilities Act to fix Supreme Court and other...

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Modified Work Schedules under the ADA

Modified work schedules are receiving increasing attention as a reasonable accommodation for employees with disabilities. On May 15, 2013, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued four new “Question and Answer” guidance documents (available at www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/disability.cfm) which highlight specific types...

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