New Employment Laws in Maryland – Paid Family and Medical Leave, Expanded Definition of Harassment, Disability Accommodations and More (and a Webinar!)

Emily Parkin

The Maryland General Assembly’s 2022 session ended at midnight on Monday, April 11. There were a number of bills passed of significance to employers, including the creation of a paid family leave program, an expanded definition of illegal harassment, an extension of the statute of limitations for employment discrimination and […]

Letter: Leave cockfighting law intact

Emily Parkin

In 2002, Oklahomans successfully fought long and hard to ban cockfighting from our state. This year, Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, has filed a bill to severely weaken our voter-approved cockfighting ban. He seeks to reduce the punishment for cockfighters from felony level to misdemeanor level. In addition, he wants to remove language […]