Maryland Questions and Answers

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

Duties removed and deemed unqualified
I work for a large accounting firm in Maryland. I started in March of 2004. Less than 60 days ago I received a wonderful review, salary increase and a large bonus for all the work I had done over the ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 19, 2005 7:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Employer Filed Bankruptcy, owes me salary, will I get it ?
Hi There, My employer informed my yesterday that they have filed for bankruptcy and unable to pay my due salary for 1 and half months ! I would like to get some advise how to proceed further and will ...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 26, 2005 09:36 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Employee Records?
I was employed as an assistant manager for a national company in the entertainment rental business. In September 2002, I was rather abruptly terminated from this position. I understand the concept of ...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 26, 2005 06:31 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Which Contract Controls?
I was a highly valued employee for a large media company for 12 years. During that time, it had three different owners. For ten of those years, I had a contract that clearly stated that if I were term...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 26, 2005 02:08 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

"Temporary" layoff and severance
5 of 6 (not the manager) salary employees were layed off after being given 2 weeks verbal notice. I have a contract with the company that requires 90 days written notice or payment in lieu of. There i...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 18, 2005 3:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

No Salary Employee Bonus for 1/2 year Employment?
I recently left a position as a "civil designer," the equivalent of a non-licensed civil engineer, to pursue a JD degree. I was hired to produce drawings and to coordinate land development issues betw...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 12, 2005 10:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

UNPAID MANDATORY MEETINGS
Is it legal for an employer in MD to require us to attend UNPAID MANDATORY MEETINGS during our lunch hour? I have a full-time job with hourly pay. For the past year, every two weeks, my employer has r...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 26, 2004 10:25 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Does this void a NON-Compete contract.
I signed a employment contract with an IT firm that says that i shall be paid on a by-weekly bassis no later than 7 days after pay-period ends on the preceeding Friday and in that agreement there is a...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 14, 2004 08:49 AM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

Denied Promotion due to Pregnancy
I have been employed with my company for over a year and a half. I was promoted to asst. mgr. after my probationary period and was told that when the mgr. position was available it would be mine. I co...
2 answers  |  asked Nov 4, 2004 8:54 PM [EST]  |  applies to Maryland

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