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Access indispensable resources below to help stay current with HR and employment law developments in Maryland, including more than 50 state-specific Employment Law Manual sections, customizable Maryland Employee Handbook templates and other state-specific resources, recently passed and upcoming state and local deadlines, and links to our local coverage.

You may wish to start with the following resources:

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Maryland, as well as other states and municipalities:

October 1, 2020: Maryland Amends Paid Sick Leave Law

October 1, 2020: Maryland Restricts Salary History Inquiries

January 1, 2021: Maryland Minimum Wage Increases to $11.75 ($11.60 for Small Employers)

January 15, 2021: Montgomery County, Maryland, Strengthens Harassment Protections

February 19, 2021: Montgomery County, Maryland, Amends Ban the Box Law

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Maryland Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Maryland Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

EEO Handbook Statement: Maryland

Leave to Care for Immediate Family Members Handbook Statement: Maryland

Meal and Rest Breaks for Retail Employees Handbook Statement: Maryland

Parental Leave Handbook Statement: Maryland

Pregnancy Accommodation Handbook Statement: Maryland

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Maryland at a Glance

Maryland Employment Law Manual

At-Will, Contracts and Restrictive Covenants

Employee Benefits

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security

Types of Employers

Wage and Hour