Union Organization and Labor Relations: Maryland
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Adam T. Simons, Kollman & Saucier, PA
- In Maryland, union organization and labor relations in the private sector is generally governed by the National Labor Relations Act, which has exclusive jurisdiction and preempts any state labor laws. See Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively.
- Public sector bargaining in Maryland is governed by specific statutes. See Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively.
- Maryland is not a "right to work" state. See Right to Work.