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November/December
2013
Volume XLVI Number 5

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Features

Labor & Employment Law

Recent Appellate Decisions Concerning Public Sector Arbitration Should Make Resort to the Courts Less Frequent
By Joel A. Smith

12 

Hot Topics in Wage and Hour Litigation
By Daniel A. Katz

20 

ERISA – The Changing Landscape for Disability Benefit Claims
By Richard P. Neuworth & Gregg H. Mosson

26 

Developments in Maryland Leave Law
By Darrell R. VanDeusen

32 

Criminal and Credit Background Checks in the Employment Context
By Melissa M. McGuire

40 

Social Media and the NLRB: An Emerging Landscape
By Albert W. Palewicz & Darryl G. McCallum

46 

“Don’t Nobody Bring Me No Bad News”: Retaliation & Employment Discrimination
By Glendora C. Hughes & Tom Gagliardo

52 

Employee or Independent Contractor? Historical Perspective, Current Risks, and Practical Tips
By James R. Hammerschmidt & Jonathan R. Krasnoff

58 

A Real Danger of Speech in the Social Media Era: Employment Termination
By Jennifer S. Lubinski

   

Departments


Practice Tips  

Effective Use of Court Interpreters

64
 
Ethical Obligations/Prohibitions on Establishing a Referral Relationship
with Licensed Financial Advisors
66
 
Senior Lawyer Challenges 69
   

Statements or opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Maryland State Bar Association, its officers, Board of Governors, the Editorial Board or staff.

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