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  • The Maryland Job Applicant Fairness Act makes it illegal for most employers to require a credit check for job applicants.
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  • The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) (29 U.S.C.A. § 2601), entitles employees to receive up to 12 weeks of leave for those who wish to care for family members, or who have serious illnesses.
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  • Federal & state minimum wage & living wage laws.
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Discrimination

  • There are a number of federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and pregnancy.
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Pension Issues

Unemployment Benefits

  • Unemployment insurance provides benefits to persons who are unemployed through no fault of their own and who are ready, willing and able to work, and actively seeking work.
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Workers Compensation

Working Conditions

  • This article describes when minors have to have a work permit to work.
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  • This article describes laws written to keep minors in the workplace safe
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