Category Archives: Pending legislation

Senate Passes the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Legislation to outlaw employment discrimination against people on the basis of their sexual orientation has been proposed many times since 1994.  This year may see its passage, though.  With more states approving gay marriage, and prominent politicians on both sides of the aisle approving of the notion of equal rights for gay citizens, the time...
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New Maryland Employment Laws Take Effect October 1, 2013

October 1 marked the effective date of a number of laws passed in the Maryland General Assembly’s 2013 session.  The end of capital punishment and the ban on hand-held cell phone usage while driving have gotten a lot of attention, but there are some other new laws of interest in the employment arena. The Pregnancy Fairness...
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