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§ 20-607. Unlawful employment practices

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2009

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, 2009
MD Code, State Government, § 20-607
§ 20-607. Unlawful employment practices
Discriminatory compensation
(a) For purposes of this subtitle, an unlawful employment practice occurs, with respect to discrimination in compensation in violation of this subtitle, when:
(1) a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice is adopted;
(2) an individual becomes subject to a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice; or
(3) an individual is affected by application of a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, including each time wages, benefits, or other compensation is paid, resulting wholly or partly from the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice.
Time of filing
(b) In addition to any relief authorized by this title, liability may accrue and an aggrieved person may obtain relief as provided in § 20-1009 of this title, including recovery of back pay for up to 2 years preceding the filing of the complaint, where the unlawful employment practice that has occurred during the complaint filing period is similar or related to an unlawful employment practice with regard to discrimination in compensation that occurred outside the time for filing a complaint.


Added by Acts 2009, c. 56, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, c. 57, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.
MD Code, State Government, § 20-607, MD STATE GOVT § 20-607
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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