Low-Wage Worker Noncompete Agreements Get Banned in Maryland

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By The Law Offices of Ruben and Ruben If you run a business, you need to know about how Maryland has changed its rules regarding non-compete agreements for “low-wage” employees. Last month, it became prohibited for an employer to make an employee sign a non-compete agreement if that employee earned less than $15 an hour or…

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Maryland Puppy Shops Sue State Attorney General

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By The Law Offices of Ruben and Ruben On August 23, 2019, several puppy shops in Maryland sued the state’s attorney general in federal court, claiming the “No More Puppy-Mill Pups Act” is unconstitutional due to discriminating against interstate commerce from breeders who live out of state. According to the federal Commerce Clause, Congress has the…

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5 Ways to Stop a Foreclosure Before It Even Begins

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By The Law Offices of Ruben and Ruben If you miss mortgage payments, your lender can file a Notice of Default to start the foreclosure process. Fortunately, there are many tools you can utilize to buy yourself additional time and stop the foreclosure entirely. However, these tools can be time-consuming, unreliable, and extremely damaging to your…

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