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New Maryland Law Expands Harassment Claims For Employees And Independent Contractors

From Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C.,  Michael Robinson reports on a new Maryland statute that extends…

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Maryland Employers Will Face Tougher Sanctions for Misclassifying Workers As Independent Contractors 

    From Lexology, Ober Kaler reports on recent legislation in Maryland that imposes significant penalties for…

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Are exotic dancers employees or independent contractors? Fourth Circuit says they are employees 

    From JDSupra, Michael Marr discusses a recent Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals case in which exotic…

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Employers skirt wage requirements

From the baltimoresun.com — “What is misclassification, exactly? Well, most federal and local wage laws apply only to “employees”…

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A company may be liable for the actions of an independent contractor under a theory of apparent agency

From  WestlawNext —  A company may be liable for the actions of an independent contractor if it represents that the…

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Lowe’s takes a blow with seven figure settlement of independent contractor misclassification suit

  From Lexology — As the Lowe’s lawsuit demonstrates, drawing the line between independent contractors and employees is…