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Effective Strategies for Mounting a Successful Sexual Harassment Case

August 29, 2012

The following pdf is a chapter I wrote from the book, “Representing Employees in Sexual Harassment Cases”.  The chapter is titled, “Effective Strategies for Mounting a Successful Sexual Harassment Case” and discusses defining sexual harassment, sexual harassment issues,  differences between harassment and sexual harassment, necessary evidence, and other topics. Effective Strategies for Mounting a Successful […]

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Choosing a Lawyer, Part 1 of 3

March 12, 2012

Looking for an employment lawyer who can best represent your interests?  As with choosing any lawyer, there are some basic considerations to ensure your rights are protected and that the attorney you work with is best representing your interests.    

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New Developments in Maryland Employment Law

October 10, 2011

JOB APPLICANT FAIRNESS ACT: NEW LIMITS ON CREDIT CHECKS IN EMPLOYMENT Effective October 1, 2011, the “Job Applicant Fairness Act,” prohibits employers from using an applicant’s or employee’s credit report or history to take a prohibited employment action against that individual.  Prohibited actions include denying employment to an applicant, discharging an employee, and determining  compensation […]

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New Help for those with Unemployment Hearings

Due to the extremely low nature of fees set by the Unemployment Commission, we were previously unable to represent individuals before DLLR in hearings challenging the claimants’ eligibility to receive unemployment benefits. Fees were limited to $100 per hearing unless the attorney filed a special exception.  People who were challenging denials based on misconduct or “voluntary quit” issues were […]

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UNION MEMBER DISCOUNT LEGAL SERVICE PLAN

September 13, 2011

Many union members may not be aware that this law firm provides legal services at discounted rates to members of labor organizations.  For over 30 years, our practice has been representing workers, including unions, regarding an array of matters affecting working men and women.  While our practice is primarily in the labor and employment law field we handle […]

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Recession and Your Employment Law Rights

Unemployment seems to be on the rise.  Oftentimes, the first reaction when a person loses their job is anger.  People may be believe that the loss of their job is unfair or  illegal.  Unfortunately, the large majority of workers seeking our legal assistance recently have been older workers.  When times get tough and employers need to cut […]

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Labor Law Basics Explained

June 24, 2011

Labor Lawyer John Singleton discusses employment law and explains basic principles about employment contracts, termination rights, wrongful discharge rights, and worker’s compensation.  

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John Singleton Testifies to Board of Public Works

June 3, 2011

John Singleton from Singleton Law Group testifying before the Board of Public Works on June 1, 2011 before the Lt. Governor, Comptroller and Treasurer with regard to the Taxi Drivers and Shuttle Drivers. The segment is at 1 :12 .00 to 1:22.00 – you can slide the video along with the one hour 12 minute […]

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Welcome to our New Site

April 28, 2011

Welcome to our new site and new blog. Well we are finally set up in our new offices right off the Beltway and York Road.  The office are a significant upgrade over the previous offices (which felt like a bomb shelter to me).  I have lived in the Lutherville Timonium area for nearly 25 years […]

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