Entries by ConvergenceTech

Legislative Matters – Labor and Employment

The Maryland legislative session is in full swing.  While there remains the possibility of additional bills being introduced which impact Maryland employers and employees (as well as other topics/citizens), the historical outlook is that those bills not pre-filed or filed in the early days of the session will fall to the wayside unless of utmost […]

Get Dressed! But Don’t Expect The Company to Pay for It!

Sandifer v. United States Steel Corporation, U.S. Supreme Court No. 12-417, decided January 27, 2014 (appeal from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit), is one of the rarer instances in which the Supreme Court unanimously agrees on something—“clothes” means the ordinary and plain meaning of the word no matter how much the […]

Lessons from Real Life: Why Everyone Needs an Advance Health Care Directive

End-of-life decisions are among the most difficult a family will ever face.  Most people do not like to think about life support, ventilators, and artificial food and hydration.  Young people, especially, believe that end-of-life decisions can wait until later. The case of 33-year-old Marlise Munoz should be a wake-up call for everyone.  Marlise, a 33-year […]