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Is Wrongful Termination Difficult to Prove?

Like most states, Maryland is an “at-will” work state. This means employees can leave their jobs at any time for any reason. It also means that employers can fire people at any time for any reason or no reason at...

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Chambers and Partner Reviewed Smithey Law Ranked Number 1

1 Ranked Lawyers | Band 1 | Maryland USA 2021 What the team is known for Respected employment boutique with significant experience in plaintiff representation. Handles a broad spectrum of contentious and noncontentious matters, including wrongful termination, wage and hour,...

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What Kinds of Behaviors Are Considered Sexual Harassment?

Most people are aware that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace. But in today’s society, there is some confusion about what types of behavior actually constitute sexual abuse and harassment. Obviously, offensive behavior like...

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Six Facts About Religious Discrimination

America is a melting pot of nationalities and religions. People in our country come from all walks of life and embrace many types of faith. The nature of faith is highly personal and can affect how we spend our time...

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How to Report an Employer to the Department of Labor

In America, many laws protect employees in the workplace. The law protects workers from many forms of discrimination, unfair wages, workplace hazards, and more. However, it is an unfortunate fact that not all employers follow these laws. Some make mistakes...

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Wrongful Termination Settlements: What You Need to Know

If you believe that your employer terminated you wrongfully, you may wonder what type of compensation you could get if you decide to sue. Or, if you are an employer, you may wonder what your liability could be if one...

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How to Deal with an Employee Sexual Harassment Complaint

We live in an exciting age where more and more people are standing up for their rights and demanding equal treatment at home and at work. Equal rights for all is a tremendously positive thing and necessary for our society...

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How to Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace

The United States has come a long way in its battle against racism. Unfortunately, recent events have brought to light that there is still much work to be done. Race-based police brutality and even governmental policies have drawn consistent protests...

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What Is Employment Disparity?

Most Americans believe in freedom and equality for all. These are foundational principles of our democracy and permeate all aspects of our society—at least in theory. Sadly, our history does not reflect these ideals. Instead, our history exhibits systemic racism...

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Can I Get Fired for Not Answering My Phone on My Day Off?

If you have been an employee long enough, you’ve probably run into the following situation or one very close to it. You are relaxing on your well-needed day off. You’ve been working hard all week, and now it’s time to...

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