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Furey, Doolan & Abell, LLP

Furey, Doolan & Abell, LLP is a Maryland-based law firm that offers pragmatic advice and counsel to individuals and businesses.

8401 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 1100 - Chevy Chase, MD 20815


Law office of Andrew Dansicker LLC

Maryland Employment Law Attorney

11350 McCormick Road Suite 705 - Hunt Valley, MD 21031

(410) 771-5668

The Law Offices of Kathleen Cahill, LLC

I work relentlessly for my clients as a Maryland employment attorney with one goal: to make employment secure and fair, to preserve employment in sensitive times or when under attack.

15 East Chesapeake Avenue - Baltimore, MD 21286

(410) 321-6171

Karpinski, Colaresi & Karp, P.A.

Attorneys with the experience and knowledge to achieve solutions.

120 E. Baltimore Street, Suite 1850 - Baltimore, MD 21202


Kerr McDonald, LLP

Baltimore AV-rated lawyers with 90 years of combined experience

111 S. Calvert Street, Suite 1945 - Baltimore, MD 21202


Law Offices of Mark W. Howes, LLC

Maryland Attorney with More Than 20 Years' Experience

1906 Towne Centre Boulevard, Suite 275 - Annapolis, MD 21401


In Maryland, like anywhere else, employment plays a main role in people’s lives. Employment is a vital part of society and Maryland labor laws equalize the bargaining power between employer and employees in order to maintain a balance and satisfying environment for society.

Union affiliation of employed wage and s

Beginning in January 2003, data reflect revised population controls used in the household survey. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers exluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether in Maryland
Total Employed 2003. 2,481
Total Members of unions 354
Percent of Employed 14.3
Total Employed Represented by Unions 410
Persent Total Employed 2004 16.5
Total Employed 2004. 2,502
Total Members of unions 272
Percent of Employed 10.9
Total Employed Represented by Unions 313
Persent of Total Employed 2004 12.5

Source: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor laws in Maryland primarily regulate the relationship between employers and unions and grant employees the rights to engage in certain activities, such as strikes, to have their demands fulfilled. Maryland workers rely on labor laws to rectify unfair employment practices. Our Maryland labor law lawyers have dealt with various cases protecting each worker's and employer’s rights in order to maintain a fair relationship between both parties.

Our Maryland labor law lawyers specialize in all aspects of labor law and possess solid knowledge concerning:

  • Arbitration / grievances / mediation
  • Business immigration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment class action defense
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike support
  • Supervisor training
  • Workplace security
  • Wrongful discharge

Maintaining an equal and fair employee/employer relationship should be in everybody’s interest. If you have any questions, or if you are concerned that one of your rights as a Maryland worker or employer has been violated, contact one of our Maryland labor law lawyers immediately.

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Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

AUDIO, RM, 44Kbps, 4:09, 4/20/2004

The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000.
Source: NPR


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New Jersey Minimum Wage Laws

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Employment Topics

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Mediation
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike Support
  • Wrongful Discharge

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Employment Terms

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Workers compensation

This law assures to pay damages to any employee who has suffered injuries due to an accident at the worksite.

Wildcat strike

A wildcat strike refers to any type of strike that is not sanctioned by the union. Wildcat strikers are not protected by the NLRA provisions and may be permanently terminated by the employer.

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