Access key resources that help private employers in Maryland stay apprised of HR and employment law developments, obtain insights on how the developments compare to related Federal requirements, and customize tools to comply with state and municipal requirements. All are available to XpertHR subscribers; explore them here! You may wish to start with the following state-specific resources:
You can access the full Maryland Employment Law Manual (over 50 state-specific reference resources) and Employee Handbook templates (over 25 state-specific handbook policy templates) below, as well as view key state and municipal deadlines, additional state-specific resources and links to key municipal coverage.
July 1 ushers in many new requirements with which employers must comply, including pay equity and salary history inquiry laws intended to bridge the wage gap; employee leave laws that establish or expand employees' rights to leaves of absence and time off from work; and minimum wage rates that increase or, in some cases, take effect for the first time. This article has been updated to reflect amendments to the Seattle, Washington, paid sick and safe time administrative rules; and rules implementing the Seattle, Washington, Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative.
Updated to reflect the forthcoming small business paid sick leave tax credit.
Updated to reflect forthcoming law limiting the use of employment contracts for certain claims.
Updated to include the forthcoming Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018.
Updated to include retaliation protections in the forthcoming Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018.
Joining the trend of requiring more transparency in sexual harassment claims, Maryland has passed a law forbidding employment contracts that require employees to waive their rights to bring sexual harassment claims.
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