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The Unionization Process: Maryland

The Unionization Process requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Adam T. Simons, Kollman & Saucier, PA


  • In Maryland, union organization and labor relations in the private sector is generally governed by the National Labor Relations Act, which has exclusive jurisdiction and preempts any state labor laws. See Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively.
  • Maryland is not a "right to work" state. See Right to Work.