- Allows independent contractors to claim workplace harassment.
- Extends the time for individuals to file administrative claims for workplace harassment to two years (up from 180 days).
- Expands the scope of our State's anti-discrimination law to employers with one or more employees (down from 15 employees).
- Clarifies that harassment based on the following is prohibited: race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
New Maryland Law Broadens Protections Against Workplace Harrassment
A new law, that takes effect October 1, 2019, expands the protections Marylanders have against workplace harassment. The new law: