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Disabled Workers Score Big In ADA Victory during Disability Awareness Month

Disabled Workers Score Big In ADA Victory during Disability Awareness Month

October is Disability Awareness Month, which appropriately coincides with a recent Maryland federal court decision that cements the rights of disabled workers and the obligations on an employer to provide reasonable accommodation. U.S. District Court Judge Hollander made clear that the ADA is to be broadly construed by requiring extended leave and reassignment without competition as reasonable accommodations.

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New Overtime Rule could Benefit 1.3-Million White-Collar Employees

New Overtime Rule could Benefit 1.3-Million White-Collar Employees

A final rule recently announced by the DOL changes the minimum salary requirement for white-collar employees who are exempt and need not be paid overtime for workweeks in which they work more than 40 hours.

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L&N Attorney Stephen Lebau Presents at E.E.O.C. Training Session

L&N Attorney Stephen Lebau Presents at E.E.O.C. Training Session

Posted on October 22, 2019 in Employee Benefits, Employee Rights, Employment Law

Lebau & Neuworth partner attorney Stephen Lebau was chosen by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Baltimore, Maryland, field office to participate in a panel of three lawyers and speak on the topic “The Future of Human Resources is Today.”

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Forbes Quotes L&N Partner Richard Neuworth on Health Care Costs & Social Security

Forbes Quotes L&N Partner Richard Neuworth on Health Care Costs & Social Security

Recently, Forbes magazine, a preeminent American business publication, featured Lebau & Neuworth partner attorney Richard Neuworth in an article focusing on healthcare costs and social security. Richard was cited in the magazine as an expert in employee benefits.

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Unpaid Damages in Overtime Cases can Amount to Three Times What is Owed

Unpaid Damages in Overtime Cases can Amount to Three Times What is Owed

Maryland and federal laws require the prompt payment of overtime-eligible employees – and the consequences for employers that fail to do so can be severe.

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Noncompete Agreements for Low-Wage Workers Banned in Maryland as of Oct. 1

Noncompete Agreements for Low-Wage Workers Banned in Maryland as of Oct. 1

A new law in Maryland that prevents employers from entering into noncompete agreements with employees who earn $15 per hour or less or $31,000 annually went into effect on October 1, 2019.

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New Harassment Law Amendments Promise More Protections For Maryland Employees

New Harassment Law Amendments Promise More Protections For Maryland Employees

Good news came for Maryland employees when the amendments to the state’s workplace harassment prohibitions took effect on October 1, 2019.

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Partners Richard Neuworth and Steven Lebau Again Named to 'Best Lawyers' List

Partners Richard Neuworth and Steven Lebau Again Named to 'Best Lawyers' List

For another consecutive year, Richard Neuworth and Stephen Lebau of Lebau & Neuworth, LLC, have again been listed on the "Best Lawyers" listing in 2020.

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Lebau & Neuworth named a Best Lawyers

Lebau & Neuworth named a Best Lawyers "Tier 1" Firm by Best Lawyers for 2020

Posted on August 26, 2019 in Employee Rights, Employment Law

The Law Firm of Lebau & Neuworth LLC has been named a 2020 Tier 1 "Best Law Firm" by the U.S. News - Best Lawyers ranking.

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Lebau & Neuworth Partner Speaks to National Body on Supreme Court Social Security Decisions

Lebau & Neuworth Partner Speaks to National Body on Supreme Court Social Security Decisions

As a featured speaker at the American Association for Justice 2019 Annual Convention, Lebau & Neuworth partner attorney Richard Neuworth addressed thousands of attendees on decisions made by the Supreme Court in 2018 and 2019 that affect Social Security disability cases.

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Supreme Court to Decide on Gay & Transgender Employment Rights, Already Protected by Maryland Law

Supreme Court to Decide on Gay & Transgender Employment Rights, Already Protected by Maryland Law

The Supreme Court recently agreed to hear three cases concerning whether the Civil Rights Act of 1964, known as Title VII, protects gay and transgender person from workplace discrimination.

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