Category Archives: Legal Issues For Restaurant Owners

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Montgomery County Restaurant Relief Grant Program

For those of you who own restaurants in Montgomery County, Maryland, the County Council has approved an $8-million state-funded Restaurant Relief Grant Program.  Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to eligible restaurants, food trucks, caterers, wineries and breweries and similar entities that directly provide food service. Applications open Friday, November 20, 2020, and…READ MORE

Author: Michael A. Faerber 11/20/2020

How to Keep Your Trade Secrets Secret

Does your business rely on information that you wouldn’t show to your competitors? If you don’t have a secure grasp on such trade secrets, you are at risk of losing these valuable assets with no way to recover them. The good news? You can easily protect a trade secret under Maryland and/or D.C. law, if…READ MORE

Author: hedwards 05/08/2015

Maryland employers, get ready for the new Parental Leave Act!

As of October 1, 2014, if you have 15-49 employees in Maryland, your business needs to be prepared to provide parental leave to anyone who is eligible. Here are a few key facts to help you determine if you will be affected and how to comply. Am I subject to the Parental Leave Act (PLA)?…READ MORE

Author: admin 09/25/2014

When Will New Minimum Wage Requirements Affect Your Payroll?

Get ready. As early as October 1, 2014 higher minimum wage requirements begin to take effect around Maryland. That’s the date when new local laws start to impact businesses in Montgomery and Princes George’s Counties. Elsewhere in Maryland, new statewide requirements (which are lower than those in Montgomery and Prince George’s) take effect a few…READ MORE

Author: Michael A. Faerber 07/31/2014