Independent Contractors: Maryland
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Meredith S. Campbell and Fred S. Sommer, Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
- There is not a single test for determining whether a person has been properly classified an employee or an independent contractor under Maryland law. See Determining Whether a Worker Is an Employee or an Independent Contractor.
- Employers in the construction and landscape industries must fulfill additional requirements when hiring independent contractors. See Workplace Fraud Act.