Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

New State Workplace Laws Will Take Effect October 1, 2020

Last Updated on Jul 22, 2020 at 2:15pm | Business Resources

During the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the Maryland legislature passed over 600 pieces of legislation, many of which relate to employment issues. Several of these bills, including ones that prohibit use of facial recognition technology, wage history inquiries, and hairstyle discrimination, and revise the state’s mini-WARN act, recently became law when the deadline for their enactment passed without Governor Larry Hogan’s veto.  These laws will take effect on October 1, 2020.
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