The Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act prohibits employers from refusing to hire an applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or because an individual refuses to submit to a genetic test or make test results available (MD State Govt. Code Sec. 20-601 et seq.). The Act covers employers with 15 or more employees. Detailed information is available.
The Reasonable Accommodations for Disabilities Due to Pregnancy Act requires Maryland employers to provide accommodations for disabilities caused or contributed to by pregnancy (MD State Govt. Code Sec. 20-609).