California: New Employment Laws in 2018

Beginning on January 1, 2018 there are a number of new employment laws going into effect in California that employers should be aware of.  Read below for details regarding five of these new laws.  Continue reading

Expanded Maryland Equal Pay Act Including Pay Transparency Effective October 1st

Maryland’s existing Equal Pay act prohibits employers from discriminating against employees of one sex who work in the “same establishment” and perform similar work by paying a lower wage than an employee of another sex.

Earlier this year, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed into law the Equal Pay Act for Equal Work Act which amends the existing Equal Pay act. Continue reading