Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Maryland?
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
Below are some of the most significant employment-related Maryland laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.
|Fair Employment Practices Act (FEPA)||Employers with 15 or more employees|
|Job Applicant Fairness Act||All employers, with some exceptions|
|Maryland Continuation Coverage law (mini-COBRA)||All employers|
|Maryland Equal Pay Act (MEPA)||All employers|
|Maryland Flexible Leave Act (MFLA)||Employers with 15 or more employees|
|Maryland Reasonable Accommodations for Disabilities Due to Pregnancy Act||Employers with 15 or more employees|
|Maryland Uniform Trade Secrets Act||All employers|
|Parental Leave Act||Employers with 15 to 49 employees|
*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.
**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.