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§ 20-611. Workplace harassment; employer’s liability

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2019

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, 2019
MD Code, State Government, § 20-611
§ 20-611. Workplace harassment; employer’s liability
In an action alleging a violation of this subtitle based on harassment, an employer is liable:
(1) for the acts or omissions toward an employee or applicant for employment committed by an individual who:
(i) undertakes or recommends tangible employment actions affecting the employee or an applicant for employment, including hiring, firing, promoting, demoting, and reassigning the employee or an applicant for employment; or
(ii) directs, supervises, or evaluates the work activities of the employee; or
(2) if the negligence of the employer led to the harassment or continuation of harassment.


Added by Acts 2019, c. 222, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
MD Code, State Government, § 20-611, MD STATE GOVT § 20-611
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 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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