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§ 3-301. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: October 1, 2016

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 3. Employment Standards and Conditions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Equal Pay for Equal Work (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2016
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 3-301
§ 3-301. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b)(1) “Employer” means:
(i) a person engaged in a business, industry, profession, trade, or other enterprise in the State;
(ii) the State and its units;
(iii) a county and its units; and
(iv) a municipal government in the State.
(2) “Employer” includes a person who acts directly or indirectly in the interest of another employer with an employee.
Gender identity
(c) “Gender identity” has the meaning stated in § 20-101 of the State Government Article.
(d)(1) “Wage” means all compensation for employment.
(2) “Wage” includes board, lodging, or other advantage provided to an employee for the convenience of the employer.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 2016, c. 556, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016; Acts 2016, c. 557, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016.
Formerly Art. 100, §§ 55A, 55B.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 3-301, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 3-301
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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