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MDSB119PassIncreasing from $3,000 to $5,000 the maximum amount of wages included in a complaint for failure to pay wages that initiates a certain procedure for resolving wage complaints and for which the Commissioner of Labor and Industry is authorized to issue...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 533
MDHB14PassProhibiting an employer from taking any adverse employment action against an employee for inquiring about the employee's wages.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 25
MDHB123PassRequiring an employer, on request, to provide to an applicant for employment the wage range for the position for which the applicant applied; prohibiting an employer from taking negative actions against an applicant for employment because the applica...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 67
MDSJ1EnrollSupporting the fundamental requirements for United 2026 as laid out in FIFA's "Proposal for a United Human Rights Strategy"; and encouraging all host stadiums, cities, ports of entry, and fan zones to provide certain atmospheres, experiences, and pol...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Joint Resolution 1
MDHB722PassRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, in consultation with the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board to develop and adopt regulations, on or before October 1, 2022, that require employers to protect employees from heat-re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 308
MDHB880PassAltering the definition of "family member" for purposes of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act to include a legal ward of an employee, a legal ward of an employee's spouse, or a legal guardian of an employee's spouse.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 355
MDHB835PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to develop a list of any federal or State incentive programs available to an employer who hires and trains formerly incarcerated individuals; and requiring the Department to make the list available on the ma...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 336
MDSB780PassRequiring the Secretary of Labor to develop certain mandatory, rather than voluntary, guidelines for employers faced with a reduction in operations; altering required contents of the guidelines; requiring an employer to provide written notice to cert...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 407
MDSB938PassProviding that the assessment of a fee by the State Health Services Cost Review Commission for funding the Hospital Employees Retraining Fund is to be in the case of a hospital closure, merger, or full delicensure; altering the circumstances under wh...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 489
MDHB1018PassRequiring the Secretary of Labor to develop certain mandatory, rather than voluntary, guidelines for employers faced with a reduction in operations; altering required contents of the guidelines; requiring an employer to provide written notice to cert...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 406
MDHB1141PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to submit an annual report on the Apprenticeship Career Training Pilot Program for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals on or before September 30 each year.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 432
MDHB1202PassProhibiting an employer from using certain facial recognition services during an applicant's interview for employment unless the applicant consents under a certain provision of the Act; authorizing an applicant to consent to the use of certain facial...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 446
MDHB1571PassProviding that the assessment of a certain fee by the State Health Services Cost Review Commission for funding the Hospital Employees Retraining Fund is to be in the case of a hospital closure, merger, or full delicensure; altering the circumstances ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 490
MDSB217EngrossRequiring an employer, on request, to provide to an applicant for employment the wage range for the position for which the applicant applied; prohibiting an employer from taking negative actions against an applicant for employment because the applica...
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2020-03-18
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
MDSB70EngrossIncreasing, from 120 to 240, the minimum number of calendar days that the Correctional Education Council must require certain inmates in correctional institutions to participate in a certain mandatory education program.
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB943EngrossRequiring State residential centers and State-operated hospitals to develop a workplace safety plan; establishing certain requirements for a certain workplace safety plan; requiring that certain training address certain risks and include certain inst...
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2020-03-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1030EngrossEstablishing that certain employers are not liable, under certain circumstances, for negligently hiring or failing to adequately supervise an employee based on evidence that the employee has received probation before judgment for an offense or has be...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB449EngrossEstablishing the Direct Care Workforce Innovation Program in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning within the Maryland Department of Labor; requiring the Division to provide certain matching grants to certain entities to create and...
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2020-03-15
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB906IntroIncreasing, from 106 to 120 days, the period during which an employer is not required to allow an employee to use earned sick and safe leave; altering the circumstances under which an employer is required to reinstate certain unused sick and safe lea...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB831IntroAltering the circumstances under which general contractors are jointly and severally liable for violations of the wage payment and collection law by subcontractors; prohibiting an obligation of contract right from being impaired by the Act; etc.
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1303IntroRequiring each employer, on or before December 1 each year, to report to the Maryland Department of Labor and the Maryland Higher Education Commission and make available to the public the number of the employer's employees who have been granted an H-...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB403EngrossEstablishing an exemption from the Maryland Wage and Hour Law for an individual employed at an agricultural stand, a retail farm, or a farmers' market that primarily sells agricultural products that the employer has produced.
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2020-03-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB473IntroProhibiting an employer from failing or refusing to make a reasonable accommodation for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment; and expanding a certain undue hardship exception for employers regarding provision of a c...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1021IntroIncreasing, from 106 to 120 days, the period during which an employer is not required to allow an employee to use earned sick and safe leave; altering the circumstances under which an employer is required to reinstate certain unused sick and safe lea...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB956IntroAltering the circumstances under which general contractors are jointly and severally liable for violations of the wage payment and collection law by subcontractors; prohibiting an obligation of contract right from being impaired by the Act; etc.
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1143IntroProhibiting an employer from disqualifying an individual employed under contract with the employer from subsequent employment with the employer under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain individual to bring a civil action in a certain court t...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB712EngrossAuthorizing employees of certain employers to use certain leave with pay for bereavement leave in the event of the death of an immediate family member.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1415IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Labor and the Office of the Attorney General, to produce a guidance document concerning the application of certain laws to certain personal care aides; provi...
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2020-03-04
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1371IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to issue a certain stop work order requiring the cessation of all business operations to certain employers for certain violations of certain wage and hour laws or workplace fraud laws; providing that a...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB688IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to issue a stop work order requiring the cessation of all business operations to certain employers for certain violations of certain wage and hour laws or workplace fraud laws; providing that a certain...
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2020-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB163IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee, under certain circumstances, to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization,...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB312IntroProhibiting an employer from failing or refusing to make a reasonable accommodation for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment; and expanding a certain undue hardship exception for employers regarding providing a cert...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB612IntroRequiring that a certain annual assessment required to be included in a certain workplace safety program include certain recommendations to reduce injuries that could result from a lack of workplace safety; requiring a health care facility to guarant...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1086IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Basic Economic Security; providing for the composition, cochairs, and staffing of the Workgroup; establishing the duties of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from receiving compensation, but auth...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1568IntroRequiring State residential centers and State-operated hospitals to develop a workplace safety plan; establishing certain requirements for a certain workplace safety plan; requiring that certain training address certain risks and include certain inst...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1466IntroProviding that certain intellectual property rights provisions in an employment contract are null and void as being against the public policy of the State.
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHJ7IntroSupporting the fundamental requirements for United 2026 as laid out in FIFA's "Proposal for a United Human Rights Strategy"; and encouraging all host stadiums, cities, ports of entry, and fan zones to provide certain atmospheres, experiences, and pol...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1123IntroEstablishing an exemption from the Maryland Wage and Hour Law for an individual employed at an agricultural stand that primarily sells at retail perishable or seasonal fresh fruits, vegetables, or horticultural commodities that the employer has produ...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1097IntroRequiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1410IntroRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; specifying that low wages, high turnover rates, and the inexperience of many employees at certain locatio...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB991IntroRequiring the Apprenticeship and Training Council, on or before October 1, 2021, to adopt regulations establishing a certain ratio of journeyworkers to apprentices employed in the electrical craft or trade; prohibiting the Council from establishing a...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB862IntroEstablishing a minimum wage rate for Allegany County and Garrett County.
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB908IntroAltering the circumstances under which an employer is authorized to require an employee who uses certain sick and safe leave to provide verification that the leave was used appropriately; and authorizing certain employers to deny a certain request to...
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2020-02-06
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB965IntroEstablishing a minimum wage rate for Allegany County and Garrett County.
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2020-02-06
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB539IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB641IntroRequiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB742IntroProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive certain rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracti...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB795IntroEstablishing the High School Level of Registered Youth Apprenticeships Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to enable high school students to accelerate their acquisition of occupational skills and work experience; requiring each local board o...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB419IntroEstablishing the Grant Program for Workforce Skills Assessment in the Maryland Department of Labor; providing that the purpose of the Program is to provide financial assistance to an employer for the administration of assessments that measure workpla...
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2020-01-29
To Senate Finance Committee
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