Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law – Awards of Certain Fees and Costs and Prohibition Against Retaliation

Bill Number:  HB0972

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Shetty

Subject:  Economic Matters

Bill Summary:

Authorizing a court, on a certain finding in an action on behalf of an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the Attorney General reasonable counsel fees and other costs; authorizing a court, on a certain finding in an action by an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the employee reasonable counsel fees and other costs; prohibiting an employer from taking certain adverse action against an employee under certain circumstances; etc.

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