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§ 20-603. Construction of subtitle

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 20. Human Relations (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Discrimination in Employment (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, State Government, § 20-603
§ 20-603. Construction of subtitle
This subtitle does not require:
(1) an employer, employment agency, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee subject to this subtitle to grant preferential treatment to any individual or group on the basis of the race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability of the individual or group because an imbalance may exist with respect to the total number or percentage of individuals of any race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation or individuals with disabilities employed by the employer, referred or classified for employment by the employment agency or labor organization, admitted to membership or classified by the labor organization, or admitted to, or employed in, any apprenticeship or other training program, compared to the total number or percentage of individuals of that race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation or individuals with disabilities in the State or any community, section, or other area, or in the available work force in the State or any community, section, or other area; or
(2) an employer to reasonably accommodate an employee's religion or disability if the accommodation would cause undue hardship on the conduct of the employer's business.

Credits

Added by Acts 2009, c. 120, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2009. Amended by Acts 2009, c. 299, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, c. 300, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; Acts 2014, c. 474, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, State Government, § 20-603, MD STATE GOVT § 20-603
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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