On October 5, Fred Press and Jamie Hamelburg appeared on Executive Leaders Radio, the #1 business weekly radio show in the Mid-Atlantic States.
Fred Press will appear as a guest on Executive Leaders Radio, the #1 business weekly radio show in the Mid-Atlantic States and broadcast nationally on over 100 terrestrial and internet radio stations reaching 7-million listeners weekly.
Press, Dozier & Hamelburg is pleased to announce that Alfred D. Carry became a partner of the firm on April 1, 2017.
The DC Court of Appeals has selected Alfred Carry to serve on a panel of attorneys who are appointed to represent appellants in Criminal Justice Act cases.
Montgomery County is imposing a new requirement on all employers regardless of their size. Starting October 1, 2016, employers must give paid “sick and safe” leave to almost all of their employees.
While the Golden Globes may not have honored the genius of Stephen Spielberg's direction of the movie Lincoln, I hope and believe the Oscar voters will. As anyone who has a feel for history will, I think, agree, Lincoln is a uniquely moving portrait of Abraham Lincoln and the late part of the Civil War.
Much of Spielberg's movie is based on Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, the wonderfully researched and written book by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
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.]
Since Maryland is an "employment at will" state, many employers think they can terminate employees at any time and for any reason at all. While this is true generally, there are two important exceptions.
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.