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Below are some of the latest developments in employment law affecting federal and state contractors. Limits to Enhanced Damages Under Maryland’s Wage Law A terminated employee’s attempt to expand eligibility for enhanced damages under Maryland’s Wage Payment and Collection Law (“WPCL”) was rejected by the Maryland Court of Appeals. The law provides that a court…

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Earlier this year, the City of Baltimore passed “ban the box” legislation restricting private employers from inquiring into the criminal history of job applicants (the “box” refers to the criminal history check-box on employment applications).  The new law forbids employers from making inquiries into a job applicant’s criminal history before making a conditional offer of…

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