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- In addition to the federal equal opportunity laws, Maryland employers must comply with a number of state and local antidiscrimination laws, including the Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act. See Disability Discrimination in Maryland.
- Maryland law prohibits discrimination against individuals with a physical handicap, individuals with a mental illness, individuals with HIV or AIDS, and/or sometimes individuals with hypertension. See Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act.
- An employer may not refuse to hire an applicant, discriminatorily classify any applicant or employee, or terminate the employment of an individual who refuses to submit to a genetic test or to make available the results of such a test. See Genetic Testing/Medical Inquiry Statute.
- Effective October 1, 2013, Maryland's Fair Employment Practices Act was amended to provide certain reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees who are temporarily disabled. See Pregnancy or Childbirth Disabilities.
- Several Maryland counties have enacted ordinances prohibiting discrimination in employment that are broader than The Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act, Title VII and the ADA. See Local Antidiscrimination Ordinances.