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The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is a resource for information about and for Maryland’s business community.
As a member of the Maryland Chamber, you have access to our team of experienced government affairs professionals with a successful record of lobbying on state and federal business issues. You also receive discounted pricing on event registrations and access to exclusive resources and connections, including:
Explore the 2023 Maryland Competitiveness Redbook, which provides data comparing Maryland to the rest of the nation in key indicators including population change, employment growth, wages, taxation and more. This data-driven snapshot of Maryland’s economic health compares the state to the rest of the nation in a variety of key indicators, including population change, employment growth, opening and closing rates of establishments, wages, taxation and economic, fiscal and regulatory freedom.
Explore the 2023 Maryland Competitiveness Redbook
In 2022, the Maryland General Assembly passed the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI), otherwise known as the Time to Care Act, which made Maryland the 11th state, including Washington, D.C., to adopt a statewide family and medical leave program. During the 2023 legislative session, the General Assembly passed the modifications bill (SB828/HB988), which the Governor signed into law on May 3, 2023. This legislation made significant changes to the program. Under the program, eligible employees will be entitled to receive up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave per benefit year.
The Maryland Department of Labor is required to issue regulations implementing the program by January 1, 2024. The Department will begin the regulatory drafting process and stakeholder involvement in June 2023.
Written in plain English by top employment lawyers and Maryland Chamber members Shawe Rosenthal LLP, the HR Library helps employers navigate the pitfalls and traps in the employment law jungle.
The “Maryland Human Resources Manual” provides Maryland Chamber members with a comprehensive resource at a significantly discounted rate, and is an HR manager’s dream come true, covering everything from pre-hire through post-termination. You’ll also find chapters on recruiting and hiring, employee handbooks, wages and hours, performance evaluations, immigration, discrimination and more!
With this manual, you’ll learn what to do, how to do it, and why you need to do it, in regard to creating company policies and assembling employee handbooks. It is your one-stop resource for assembling an employee handbook and easily accessing important forms. The Human Resources Manual is available as a download so you can easily personalize and print what you need with a simple click of a button.
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As a Maryland Chamber member, you receive a special offer from UPS to help grow your business internationally. Your membership allows you to receive 40 percent off of international shipping and 20 percent off ground to Canada or domestic air shipping and 10 percent of domestic ground shipping. Email us to receive your membership discount code.