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EEO - Discrimination: Maryland

EEO - Discrimination requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Frank L. Kollman, Kollman & Saucier, PA

Summary

  • The Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act (FEPA) prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin/ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or disability unrelated to job performance. See Discrimination Under the Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act.
  • Remedies under FEPA can include compensatory and punitive damages as well as attorneys' fees. There are statutory caps on damages based on the employer's size. See Remedies.