In Session – Labor

Labor

Labor and Employment – Employment Standards During an Emergency (Maryland Essential Workers’ Protection Act)

SB0486 (HB0581)
Sponsored by: Senators Hayes and Benson

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Synopsis

Requiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers for each pay period; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; authorizing an essential worker to refuse to fulfill a work responsibilities under certain circumstances; prohibiting an essential employer from retaliating or taking other adverse action against an essential worker or other worker for certain actions; etc.