Strikes, Lockouts and Other "Economic Weapons": Maryland
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Adam T. Simons, Kollman & Saucier, PA
- Strikes, lockouts and economic weapons for private employers and unions in Maryland are governed by the National Labor Relations Act. See Private Sector Employers and Employees.
- Injunctions in Maryland are governed by the Maryland Anti-Injunction Act, which sets forth procedures and restrictions for obtaining an injunction, or restraining order, in labor disputes. See Private Sector Employers and Employees, Injunctions
- Most public sector employees in Maryland do not have the right to strike, and public sector employers do not have the right to lock out employees. See Public Sector Employers and Employees.