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§ 11-301. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 11. Division of Employment and Training (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Economic Stabilization Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 11-301
§ 11-301. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b)(1) “Employer” means any person, corporation, or other entity that employs at least 50 individuals and operates an industrial, commercial, or business enterprise in the State.
(2) “Employer” does not include the State or its political subdivisions or any employer who has been doing business in the State less than 1 year.
Reduction in operations
(c) “Reduction in operations” includes:
(1) the relocation of a part of an employer's operation from 1 workplace to another existing or proposed site; or
(2) the shutting down of a workplace or a portion of the operations of a workplace that reduces the number of employees by at least 25 percent or 15 employees, whichever is greater, over any 3-month period.
(d)(1) “Workplace” includes a factory, plant, office or other facility where employees produce goods or provide services.
(2) “Workplace” does not include a construction site or other temporary workplace.


Added as Art. 83A, § 3-301, by Acts 1985, c. 147. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 5, § 4; Acts 1987, c. 11, §§ 1, 2; Acts 1987, c. 311, § 1; Acts 1988, c. 6, § 8. Transferred to Labor and Employment § 11-301 and amended by Acts 1995, c. 120, §§ 2, 5, eff. July 1, 1995.
Formerly Art. 83A, § 3-301.

Editors' Notes

1995 Legislation
Acts 1995, c. 120, § 18, provides:
“SECTION 18. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That if any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid for any reason in a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or any other application of this Act which can be given effect without the invalid provisions or application, and for this purpose the provisions of this Act are declared severable.”
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 11-301, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 11-301
Current through legislation effective June 1, 2020, from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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