Maryland Questions and Answers

If you haven't sign a non compete initially and now you are laid off with servent pay of 4 months and they are asking you to sign an no compete for one year is that legal?
My husband was laid off and was told he will get 4 month servent pay a week latter they told him that he has to sign a non compete form or he won't get his 4 month pay and the non compete is for one y...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 3, 2015 06:13 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Due to merger new company offered me severance package can I collect unemployment?
Worked for my company for 8.5 years I live in Maryland company is located in California the severance package was based on one week for every year with company so lump sum severance is for 8.5 weeks c...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 3, 2012 3:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Can I work at all....
My non-compete states I cannot work in my field for two years upon separation. Can a non-compete prevent me from working in my field?
1 answer  |  asked Jul 15, 2008 11:56 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Can a compnay change a commision structure after the quarter is complete and the work is done?
Can a compnay change a commision structure after the quarter is complete and the work is done? I have signed and returned a compensation agreement to my employer, including a commission payout structu...
2 answers  |  asked May 29, 2008 3:17 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Old non compete agreement
I have a non compete as a sales rep with a company that operates under a new name because of a merger. I signed the agreement for a position I didn't hold when I left and they never had me sign anothe...
1 answer  |  asked May 27, 2008 11:41 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Sign disclaimer under duress to receive pay check
Just an incredible wealth of information here! THANK YOU! Although... after reading the many situations here, I haven't found mine. I worked for a company in Maryland as a skilled craftsman. The owner...
1 answer  |  asked May 9, 2008 3:01 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Is this legal?
Hi - Is it legal for a company to pay employees at one subsidiary a different wage than employees at another subsidiary for doing the exact same job? Thank you.
1 answer  |  asked May 25, 2007 6:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Getting copy of non-compete agreement after being fired.
I have recently been fired. I did sign a non-compete agreement as was required in order to retain my position at that time, but I never received a copy of that contract from the employer. After being ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 30, 2006 08:32 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

MANDITORY OVERTIME
I HAVE A QUESTION AND MY QUESTION IS: ONCE YOU DO YOUR 40 HOURS ARE YOU REQUIRED TO DO ANYMORE HOURS? AND ARENT YOU OBLIGATED TO HAVE 2 DAYS OFF? AND IS THERE A SUCH THING AS MANDITORY OVERTIME FOR TH...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 30, 2006 04:00 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Didn't get a paycheck
The company I work for just recently closed due to the leaseholders selling their land. I was an independant contractor providing a service at the facility. Our paychecks are issued on the 10th of the...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 11, 2005 9:32 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

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