Maryland Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

Maryland Notices (Posting): What you need to know

Maryland requires that employers post a number of notices informing workers of their rights and obligations under various employment laws. The notices must be placed conspicuously enough to be seen easily by employees as they enter or exit the workplace.
Many of the required posters are available from the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation at
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Child labor. Employers that employ any minors must post a notice summarizing the provisions of the Maryland child labor law (MD Labor and Employment Code Sec. 3-214).
Equal pay. All employers must post a summary of the statutes and regulations governing equal pay, as well as a copy of the Equal Pay Act itself (MD Labor and Employment Code Sec. 3-306).
Employment discrimination. Contractors and subcontractors working on a state contract must post notices setting forth the nondiscrimination provisions of the contract (MD State Finance and Procurement Code Sec. 13-219).
Public employers and private employers with 15 or more employees must post a notice that discrimination is prohibited under the Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act.
Human trafficking. Certain establishments are required to display a notice providing information for relief resources and hotlines for victims of human trafficking (MD Bus Reg Code Sec. 15-207).
Businesses required to post include:
• Privately owned bus stations and truck stops;and
• Certain lodging establishments located on property where arrests leading to convictions of prostitution, solicitation of a minor, or human trafficking have occurred.
The notice must be displayed in English, Spanish, and any other languages required by the federal Voting Rights Act.
A sample poster is available ...

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