Tag: Maryland

Veterans’ Preference Definitions On May 15, 2018, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed legislation (H.B. 1617) altering the definition of eligible veteran to include the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the purpose of granting a preference in hiring and promotion to eligible…

State and County Minimum Wages Effective July 1, 2018, the minimum wage rates in Maryland increase as follows: The state minimum wage rate increases to $10.10. The Montgomery County minimum wage rate will increase to $12.00 for employers with 50 or fewer employees and $12.25 for employers with 51 or more employees. The Prince George…

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for State Personnel On May 15, 2018, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed legislation (H.B. 1423) requiring all state employees complete at least two cumulative hours of interactive training on sexual harassment prevention. The training may be completed either in-person or virtually, within six months of hire, and every two years thereafter….