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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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Starting October 1, 2014, small employers in Maryland (those employing 15-49 employees) will be required to provide employees with unpaid leave for the birth or adoption of a child under the Maryland Parental Leave Act (“MPLA”).  Pursuant to the MPLA, eligible employees are entitled to six workweeks of unpaid parental leave during any 12-month period…

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