Terms of Employment: Maryland
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Randi Klein Hyatt, Kollman & Saucier, PA
- Terms of employment must comply with not only federal antidiscrimination laws, but also Maryland's employment discrimination laws. See Maryland Employment Discrimination Laws.
- In Maryland, employment relationships are presumed to be at-will. See The At-Will Employment Relationship.
- Maryland does recognize exceptions to the at-will presumption. See The At-Will Employment Relationship > Exceptions to the At-Will Employment Relationship.
- In Maryland, restrictive covenants must be designed to protect legitimate business interests and cannot extend further than is reasonably necessary to protect those interests. See Restrictive Covenants.