Pregnancy Discrimination on the Job – Are Tighter Rules Ahead?

There’s been bipartisan activity in Congress to expand the existing scope of protection from adverse employment actions against pregnant workers. That protection is embodied in the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) — a law that has been on the books since 1978....

COVID-19 Pandemic Poses Complex HR Policy Questions

Questions from employers and employees about coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are multiplying almost as fast as the virus itself. Employers need to rely on a combination of authoritative legal and medical advice, and their own common sense, to keep employees safe....

Marketplace Facilitators

The General Assembly of Maryland enacted House Bill 1301 during the 2019 legislative session. Under the new law, marketplace facilitators must collect Maryland sales and use tax on a retail sale or sale for use by a marketplace seller to a buyer in Maryland. A...

How the Taxpayer First Act Will Impact Nonprofits

The Taxpayer First Act (the Act) of 2019 was signed into law on July 1, 2019. The bill, having gone through a few changes on its way to the president’s desk, passed with bipartisan support – a rare thing in Washington these days. The law aims to reform the Internal...