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Maryland Minimum Wage Set to Increase

On July 1, 2017, Maryland's minimum wage will increase to $9.25 per hour. This increase follows last year's increase to $8.75 per hour. The federal minimum wage will remain at $7.25 per hour. Maryland law requires that most employees [...]

What Federal Employees Should Know About Unpaid Interns

Summer is in full-swing, but eager college students are already planning and applying for fall internships in Washington, D.C. These political and governmental hopefuls want to get hands-on experience in the nation’s capital to help launch their post-graduation careers. [...]

Safeguarding Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Ending workplace harassment is one of the key priorities for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), according to its 2013 – 2016 Strategic Enforcement Plan. In fact, the EEOC has stepped up the number of class actions it [...]

EEOC Federal Sector Statistics Released

We recently discussed the release of the MSPB FY 2011 statistics, which not surprisingly were very pro-Agency. The EEOC also recently released its FY 2011 Federal Sector Report. You can view the report by clicking here. While the results [...]

Federal Removal Overturned

Snider & Associates, LLC and AFGE Local 32 are pleased to announce the successful outcome of a grievance filed as a result of a wrongful termination. In 2008, OPM removed the Grievant, a GS-13 Accountant and former Union President, [...]

MSPB Statistics

The statistics for the Merit Systems Protection Board Washington Field office have been released, and as it has been in the past, the results are not promising for Appellant Employees. Out of 914 appeals filed in FY 2011, the [...]

It is not a fast process. . .

One of the first questions clients will ask me when they begin the EEO process is "how long will it take?" The surprising answer is "years!" Employees often believe that the EEO process lasts a few days or weeks [...]

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