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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


  • The Fair Employment Practices Act 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 Fair Employment Practices Act.
  • Maryland has an equal pay law, which includes a wage disclosure provision. See Equal Pay.
  • Localities including Baltimore, Baltimore County and Montgomery County have requirements pertaining to discrimination. See Local Requirements.