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Process of Termination: Maryland

Process of Termination requirements for other states

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

Author: Michael C. Jacobson, XpertHR Legal Editor


  • Employers must pay wages and benefits within a fixed period of time after resignation. See Final Paycheck.
  • Maryland employers may seek to have outgoing employees execute non-compete agreements or restrictive covenants, but such agreements may only be enforceable to protect certain interests. See Restrictive Covenants.