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D.C. Bans Non-Compete Agreements: What Does This Mean for Employers?

8/9/2021

Earlier this year,  Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed DC B23-0494, an Act also known as the “Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of ...

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DAVIS, AGNOR, RAPAPORT & SKALNY ANNOUNCES EIGHT ATTORNEYS NAMED 2021 SUPER LAWYERS

2/8/2021

The law firm of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC announced that five of its partners, Paul G. Skalny, Alisa G. Cummins, Jeffrey T. Agnor, Angela ...

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WEBINAR: Nonprofit Capacity Building: What It Is and Why It Matters

2/4/2021

Webinar recording: Nonprofit capacity building and why it matters

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Recently, Cheryl Brown co-hosted a webinar with Ann Quinn from Quinn Strategy ...
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COVID-19 Vaccine: Can Employers Require Employees to be Vaccinated?

12/10/2020

Recent news of available COVID-19 vaccines is a welcome relief for all of us!  For business owners, it signals a returning workforce and hopefully a ...

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Working from Home

Is Telework Considered a Reasonable Accommodation According to the ADA?

8/20/2020

During the pandemic and as employees are asked to return to the workplace, employers have received numerous requests for accommodations due to employees’ disabilities. One ...

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Questions Facing Business Owners When Resuming Operations During a Pandemic

8/20/2020

EMPLOYEES: Should businesses require their employees to sign a waiver prior to returning to the workplace?

As businesses are reopening and returning employees to the ...

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2020 Legislative Update

6/18/2020

The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2020 session on January 8th.  This year, 2,745 bills were filed and a total of 600 bills were ...

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Special Edition - Covid-19 Updates

3/23/2020

CERTAIN EMPLOYERS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE AND EMERGENCY FAMILY LEAVE RELATED TO THE CORONAVIRUS

On March 18, 2020, Congress passed and President ...

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Important COVID-19 Updates

3/17/2020

For Businesses, Entrepreneurs & Organizations

CONTRACTS

The business impact of the novel COVID-19 virus outbreak has many business owners reviewing the "force majeure" clauses in their ...

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Legal Documents in 2020 and Beyond

2/6/2020
Everyone likes shortcuts, right? It saves you time! However, when it comes to legal documents, you should never take a shortcut. Due to the amount ...
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START THE NEW YEAR ON THE RIGHT FOOT: GET YOUR BUSINESS CHECK-UP!

12/18/2019

If you are like many entrepreneurs, your business plan may focus on growth, marketing or product development – or sometimes just day-to-day survival.  In the middle ...

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New Overtime Rules Effective January 1, 2020 - Are You Prepared?

12/16/2019

Effective January 1, 2020, all employees who make less than $35,568.00/annually will be eligible for overtime and will be categorically non-exempt employees ...

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Is Your Company Now Required to Conduct Additional Pre-Employment Background Checks?

11/5/2019

According to a new Maryland law, any county board of education, nonpublic school, or contracting agency hiring for positions where the employee will have direct ...

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What to Pack Before Disaster Strikes

9/23/2019

We all know the statistic: over half of all small businesses that experience disaster will never reopen.  Despite this fact, many businesses don’t have ...

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2019 Legislative Update

5/29/2019

The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2019 session on January 9th. During this year's session, 2,500 bills were filed and a total of ...

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Computer and Social Media Policies for the Workplace

1/30/2019

Virtually every company relies on computers, email, and the internet to operate, and has employees who use the company’s computers, email, and internet access ...

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Binders

New Year, New Updates!

12/26/2018

A healthy employer and employee relationship is key to a productive work environment. By annually updating your employment policies and handbooks, you will maintain consistency ...

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medical marijuana

HOW TO DEAL WITH THE ISSUES OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN THE WORKPLACE

11/20/2018

With the most recent election, 32 states and the District of Columbia now allow the use of marijuana (or cannabis) for medical purposes.  While each ...

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Farrell & Gunderson Law to Join Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC

10/23/2018

P R E S S   R E L E A S E   

For Immediate Release  

Farrell & Gunderson Law to Join Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny Addition ...

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2018 Legislative Update

6/8/2018

The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2018 session on January 10, 2018.  Before it concluded on April 9th, a total of 889 bills had ...

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