Archive: 2013

Employment Tips for Maryland Businesses—The Availability of Sick Leave

Posted December 23, 2013 by Jamie Kent Hamelburg in Articles & Publications, Business Publications

Even though sick leave is a customary benefit, no law requires Maryland businesses to offer sick leave -- paid or unpaid--to their employees. However, employers that do in fact offer paid sick leave (or any other form of paid leave) have certain obligations under Maryland law. [We intend to address the law in Virginia and Maryland in a forthcoming blog.]

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Employers Must Provide ACA Notifications by October 1

Posted September 18, 2013 by Jamie Kent Hamelburg in Articles & Publications, Business Publications

If you're an employer, you may be required by the Affordable Care Act (the "ACA") to notify your employees by October 1, 2013, about the new Health Insurance Marketplace established under the ACA. The new notification requirement applies to you if you are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act, meaning that you employ one or more employees who are engaged in, or produce goods for, interstate commerce with generally over $500,000 in annual business.

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Dozier Appointed to Montgomery County Water Quality Advisory Group

Posted August 1, 2013 by in Press, Dozier & Hamelburg News

Dan Dozier has been appointed to Montgomery County’s Water Quality Advisory Group by County Executive Isiah Legget. Mr. Dozier will serve a three-year term as a public representative at-large. The Water Quality Advisory Group recommends policies, programs and priorities to protect, maintain and restore county water resources. For more information please visit the County website.

 

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Musings in the Key of L

Posted June 4, 2013 by Fredric A. Press in Articles & Publications, The Law and Other Musings

I graduated from law school 40 years ago this June. The first 10 years of my career were peripatetic; four years with a Wall Street firm, two years with a regional DC firm, two years as an in-house attorney and two years with a firm that, in one guise or another, morphed into the firm I'm with today.

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