#childsafety | Do You Know Your Rights as an Employee in Maryland?

Employment law is so broad, covering several issues that may occur in and out of the workplace. There are quite a number of federal, state, and local laws that protect employees working in the State of Maryland, and most of these laws are enforced by specific government agencies. Common laws established by the courts are, however, enforced by the state courts.

Maryland employment laws protect employees against workplace discrimination and harassment, poor and unsafe working conditions, as well as violation of their right to representation in the workplace, family leave, etc. These laws also advocate for workers’ compensations for lost wages, medical costs, and permanent injuries. We’ve rounded up some employment laws in Maryland that you should be aware of.

Federal Employment Laws

At the federal level, employee rights are protected by the following comprehensive acts:

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