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Important 2020 D.C. Employment Updates

As everyone is adjusting to working and living with Covid-19, we must not forget that the governments are continuing to enact laws that affect employers.  While we have previously provided updates for Maryland and Virginia employers, the District of Columbia has also recently enacted several important updates to its employment laws: Time Off to Vote. …MORE

Author: Ginny Cascio Bonifacino, Natasha M. Nazareth

Students Heading To College Need Health Care Powers Of Attorney

For those of you with children that have attained their 18th birthday and, especially, for those with children that may be heading off to college in the future, it is important that they have a health care power of attorney (HCPOA) in place.  Young adults are highly susceptible to injuries, illnesses and accidents for which…MORE

Author: Ronald E. Lyons

Should I Go To The Legal Assistance Office On Base?

If you serve in the military or are the spouse of a military member and considering filing for divorce, you are likely asking yourself some very difficult questions. Seeking the right help as you’re going through the military divorce process is the key to making it as simple and painless as possible. You may be…MORE

Author: Larry N. Burch

New Maryland Employment Discrimination Laws Take Effect October 1, 2020

While much of the recent Maryland Legislative session was consumed with the coronavirus crisis, several pro-employee bills were passed. These bills address race discrimination, sex discrimination, pay equity, and wage transparency. All will become effective October 1, 2020 without the signature of Governor Hogan, who declined to hold any bill signing ceremonies this month.  The…MORE

Author: Natasha M. Nazareth, Ginny Cascio Bonifacino