Maryland

Recommended Change to Maryland’s Minor Fact Sheet

  • 3rd November 2016

Minor Fact Sheet

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has updated the Minor Fact Sheet to include a new web address to obtain applications and permits for minors to be employed as a model, performer, or entertainer. Lastly, the new revision date is 10/2016.

The Osha4less.com Maryland All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required posting.

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Mandatory Change to Maryland’s Equal Pay for Equal Work

  • 12th October 2016

Equal Pay for Equal Work

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation has updated the Equal Pay for Equal Work notice. Gender Identity has been given a definition and is now considered a protected class for the Labor and Employment Article Title 3, Subtitle 3. The definition for “less favorable employment opportunities” has been expanded along with the sections regarding Effect of Requirement, Copies and Posting of Subtitle, Subsection Action by Employee, and the Subsection Limitations Period. A new section for what an employer is excluded from doing has been added to the notice along with a new section regarding Enforcement. Lastly, the revision date of the notice is 9/2016.

Effective Date: 9/1/2016

The Osha4less.com Maryland All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include these new mandatory changes on the required posting.

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Recommended Changes to Maryland’s Equal Pay for Equal Work, Minimum Wage, and Work Permit for Minors Notices

  • 2nd December 2015

Equal Pay for Equal Work:

Effective date: 11/20/2015

The State of Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation updated their Equal Pay for Equal Work posting. Two (2) reporting requirements under section “3-305. Records and reports” have been deleted. Section “3-306.1. Enforcement” has been deleted from the updated posting. The contact information has been slightly reformatted with the addition of a fax number. The revision date has also been updated.

Minimum Wage:

Effective date: 11/20/2015

The State of Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation updated their Minimum Wage posting. Immediate family member of an employer is an added exception to the minimum wage and overtime law. The contact information has been slightly reformatted with the addition of a fax number and updated e-mail address. A new logo has been added and the revision date updated.

Work Permit for Minors:

Effective date: 9/25/2015

The State of Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation updated their Work Permit for Minors posting. The contact information has been slightly reformatted with the addition of a fax number and updated telephone number. The revision date has also been updated.

The Osha4less.com Maryland All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new recommended change on the required postings.

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Maryland Child Labor Law – Governor O’Malley Signs New Law

  • 17th April 2014

Maryland All-In-One Labor Law Poster with 1-Year E-Update Service

Maryland All-In-One Labor Law Poster with 1-Year E-Update Service

A new law going into effect October 1st, 2014, will authorize a parent or guardian of a minor to apply for a work permit online and authorizes the Commissioner of Labor to issue a work permit under specified circumstances.  The responsible agency is yet to distribute an updated Child Labor Law Posting.

To stay up-to-date with all upcoming mandatory changes to Maryland and Federal Labor Law Postings, you can subscribe to our Maryland E-Update Service here.

New Mandated Posting Change for Maryland In Effect October 1,2013

  • 14th October 2013

md-state-and-federal-e-compliance-500x586Maryland has released a new Notice to Tipped Employees posting, which is required for all businesses who have employees who receive tips. This posting is effective as of October 1, 2013. Current posters will need to be thrown, and replaced with an updated poster.

What is this posting?

The Maryland Division of Labor and Industry, Employment Standards Service has release a new Notice to Tipped Employees. A “tipped employee” is an employee who makes $30 or more in tips each month. This notice establishes that employers may not deduct wages from a tipped employee’s check in order to cover the costs of charges made by customers who leave without paying for their food or beverages.

This posting is in effect October 1, 2013. Click here to update your current Maryland Labor Law Posters.

 

Required Notice for Maryland: Reasonable Accommodations for Disabilities Due to Pregnancy Act

  • 3rd October 2013

maryland-labor-pregnancyMaryland’s Reasonable Accommodations for Disabilities Due to Pregnancy Act takes effect on Oct. 1st.

Employers with 15 or more employees must have this posting in place ASAP. While the state of Maryland’s poster is still in production, employers are still required to post notice. The information in the notice concerns an employee’s rights to reasonable accommodations and leave for a disability caused or contributed to by pregnancy.

The Act states:

  •     Employers must explore with a pregnant employee all possible means of providing reasonable accommodations, including: changing the employee’s job duties, changing the employee’s work hours, relocating the employee’s work area, providing mechanical or electrical aids, transferring the employee to a less strenuous or less hazardous position, or providing leave.
  •     Employers may require certification from the employee’s health care providing concerning the medical advisability of a reasonable accommodation to the same extent certification is required for other temporary disabilities.
  •     Employers may not interfere with, restrain, or deny the exercise of, or the attempt to exercise, any right provided under the Reasonable Accommodations for Disabilities Due to Pregnancy Act.”

Purchase the updated poster and the E-Update service to protect yourself from future changes, click here.