Monthly Archives: أكتوبر 2009

Health reform’s effect on small businesses

The Secretary of Health and Human Services released a report explaining in very clear language the effect of health insurance reform on the ability of small businesses to offer health insurance.  According to HHS’s report, 56,593 small businesses in Maryland alone would qualify for an attractive tax credit.  In addition, health insurance reform would end...
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Retaliation for wage complaints

The Fair Labor Standards Act requires hourly employees to be paid for time worked, and for time during which the employer “suffers or permits” the employee to work. Many disputes arise over the right to payment for time spent putting on protective clothing, reaching the workplace (for example, going through security and walking to the...
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