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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Maryland on
Q: I work for a psych practice in Maryland. As an admin staff. Can my employer withhold pay due to me flexing coverage?

There was a clerical error between myself and another admin staff. I was supposed to be covering emails on Monday and was not aware of it until Tuesday. On Tuesday however I worked through the emails from Monday for 3 hrs. We are paid per 8hr work day & I added it to my time sheet. My employer... Read more »

Douglas Phillips
Douglas Phillips
answered on Mar 2, 2023

You must always be paid for hours worked, so long as the employer permitted the work or you had a reasonable expectation (based on policy or lack of an opposite policy). You should ask for a more definite statement of what company policy or MD law you supposedly violated.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Colorado on
Q: When you file a certificate of service with the court does that mean you have already serve the papers?
Douglas Phillips
Douglas Phillips
answered on Mar 2, 2023

A certificate of service is filed with a court to show that documents related to the case have been mailed to the opposing party (or opposing counsel).

This is different than saying that a party has been properly served the summons to initiate the case. It could be different in your state,...
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