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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: When Working From Home, Employers Must Reimburse For Expenses

Many workers now have the option of working from home or have been told that they have to work from home because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: If You are Laid Off, Make Sure You Get Paid What You are Entitled

If you work in Maryland and have been laid off because of the Coronavirus pandemic, in addition to Maryland Unemployment Benefits, you are entitled to certain protections in getting the wages owed to you.

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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act Becomes Law

The Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act becomes law on April 2, 2020 and expires on December 31, 2020. Congress acted quickly in passing the law during the Coronavirus pandemic. We at Lebau & Neuworth are available to listen to you and see if we can protect your job rights, including those under all laws pertaining to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: Questions about Maryland Unemployment Benefits Answered

If you need to apply for Maryland unemployment benefits because of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Maryland Department of Labor just issued important guidance about your rights for unemployment benefits needed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance is in the form of questions and answers and is expected to be updated regularly.

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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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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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Maryland’s Minimum Wage is on The Rise Again

On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Maryland lawmakers successfully overrode a veto by Governor Larry Hogan to block a bill increasing the minimum wage in Maryland.

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New Laws Provide Important Protections to Employees in Maryland

On October 1, 2018, multiple new employment laws went into effect in Maryland, including the General Contractor Liability for Unpaid Wages Act and the Maryland Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act.

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Minimum Wage Rates in Maryland & D.C. are About to Go Up

Beginning July 1, 2018, the Maryland minimum wage rate increases from $9.25 per hour of work to $10.10 and in the District of Columbia the minimum wage increases to $13.25 an hour.

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What Employees Should Know about Room & Board Compensation

Employees should be aware that his or her employer may be allowed to count “the reasonable cost … of furnishing [the] employee with board, lodging, or other facilities” toward the employee’s owed wages.

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