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EEO - Retaliation: Maryland

EEO - Retaliation 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


  • Maryland prohibits retaliation under its Fair Employment Practices Act (FEPA), both for opposing practices prohibited by FEPA and for filing a charge of discrimination, testifying in a matter, assisting others in a discrimination action, or participating in a proceeding, including the investigation. See Retaliation Under Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act.
  • The Maryland Equal Pay Act prohibits retaliation against individuals who claim wage discrimination. See Retaliation Under Maryland Equal Pay Act.
  • Baltimore has requirements pertaining to retaliation protections. See Local Requirements.