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Attorney General Frosh joins lawsuit to safeguard protections for workers in the Fair Labor Standards Act

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday joined a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop the Trump Administration from eliminating key labor protections for workers. The lawsuit challenges a United States Department of Labor (USDOL) rule that seeks to unlawfully narrow the joint employment standard under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The …


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Attorney General Frosh joins comments defending rights of tipped workers

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week joined a coalition of 19 attorneys general in submitting a comment letter to the Department of Labor (DOL) opposing its proposed rescission of protections for tipped workers. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are required to pay their employees the federal minimum wage. For decades, tipped workers have been protected …