2016 Replacement Page Volume—MSBA Maryland Employment Law Deskbook


Editor: Rebecca N. Strandberg

Authors: Alan Banov, Judith Bresler, Taren N. Butcher, Robert C. Cain, Joseph M. Creed, Thomas Dolina, Charles H. Fleischer, Jerry R. Goldstein, Chad E. Harris, John Henderson, Norma Briscoe Hoffpauir, Jay P. Holland, Glendora C. Hughes, Neil S. Hyman, Susan Jameson, Mary T. Keating, Sarah Mann Kogelschatz, Edward James Leyden, Jaime Walker Luse, Darryl G. McCallum, R. Scott Oswald, Lynn Perry Parker, David G. Ross, Meredith L. Schramm-Strosser, Kenneth Sigman, Susan Silber, John M. Singleton, Joyce Smithey, Jennifer Stair, Rebecca N. Strandberg, Douglas M. Topoliski, Diane Seltzer Torre, Eric A. Welter, Andrew M. Witko

The NEW 2016 Replacement Page Volume* (includes replacement pages only) replaces all pages from the 2014 main volume and adds 3 new chapters to this essential resource:

  • Whistleblower Law
  • Issues Affecting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Employees; and
  • Religious Discrimination.

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The 2016 Replacement Page Volume also greatly expands the deskbook with new sections on: Lifetime Employment and Continuous For-Cause Contracts; Prevailing and Minimum Wage Requirements; Due Process Rights of State and Local Government Employees with a Property or Liberty Interest; Issues of Removal and Waiver of Sovereign Immunity; Disparate Impact Analysis and Criminal Background Checks; Legislation Prohibiting Employers from Asking Applicants about Criminal History; “Ban the Box Laws”; Montgomery County’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act; and Collateral Order Nullifying Previous Judgment also Nullifies Attorney’s Fees. The Attorney’s Fees chapter has been extensively updated with new caselaw.

This publication is carefully written to offer compelling, practical, cost-effective advice Relations in representing plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state causes of action, including claims alleged under the National Labor Act, Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Maryland Labor & Employment Code. Of many highlights in this publication, of great significance is the discussion and overview of the landmark case Friolo v. Frankel, 373 Md. 501 (2003)—discussed at length in Chapter 25—in which Maryland’s highest court recently heard issues pertaining to an award of shifted attorney’s fees. Whether a seasoned or new practitioner, the MSBA Maryland Employment Law Deskbook is designed to engage all readers, and is crafted to assist practitioners in becoming more familiar with the complexities of employment law.

Summary of Contents:

Chapter 1: Checklist
Chapter 2: The At-Will Employment Relationship
Chapter 3: Employment Torts
Chapter 4: Race/Color and National Origin Discrimination
Chapter 5: Disability Discrimination
Chapter 6: Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Pregnancy Discrimination
Chapter 7: Age Discrimination
Chapter 8: Genetic Discrimination
Chapter 9: State and Local Fair Employment Practice
Chapter 10: Equal Pay for Equal Work
Chapter 11: The Family and Medical Leave Act: A Practitioner’s Guide
Chapter 12: Maryland Leave Laws
Chapter 13: The Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law
Chapter 14: The Maryland Wage and Hour Law and the Fair Labor Standards Act
Chapter 15: 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and Constitutional Law Issues
Chapter 16: Constitutional Issues for State and Local Public Employees
Chapter 17: Employment Rights of Federal Employees
Chapter 18: Public School Employment Law Issues
Chapter 19: Understanding the National Labor Relations Board
Chapter 20: Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act
Chapter 21: U.S. Immigration: A Primer for Employment Law Practitioners
Chapter 22: Comparing Select Federal and Maryland Procedural Standards
Chapter 23: Tax Aspects of Employment Controversy Settlements
Chapter 24: Special Evidentiary Issues in Employment Law Cases
Chapter 25: Attorney’s Fees
Chapter 26: Whistleblower Law
Chapter 27: Issues Affecting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Employees
Chapter 28: Religious Discrimination

* This update includes replacement pages only with 1 revised chapter index tab and 3 new chapter index tabs. If you do not own the complete volume, please follow this link to purchase your copy:

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