- There is a Maryland overtime law. There is a Federal overtime law. Which one applies? The one that is most favorable (or provides a greater benefit) to the employee.
So, the Maryland law carves out employers in certain industries, such as:
Trucking companies which operate interstate
Hotels or motels
Gasoline service stations
Private country clubs
Not for profit
temporary home care services
Not for profit concert promoter or theater
Some amusement or recreational establishments, including seasonal swimming
pools (However, companies which manage such establishments may still be required
to pay overtime)
Food processing companies engaged in canning, freezing,
packing, or first processing of perishable or seasonal fresh produce, poultry,
- But the Federal law may nevertheless apply. For example, the Federal law does not carve out Restaurants. If you have any doubt as to what law applies, you should contact an attorney.