State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public December 24 & December 25, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, December 24.

DLLR's Division of Labor and Industry


Labor and Employment Publications in Maryland - The Maryland Guide to Wage Payment and Employment Standards


The following is a list of various agencies and units of Maryland State Government which are concerned with some area of labor and employment, and the publications and postings which are required for employers by law:.

Employment Standards Service
Employment law information and wage investigations.

Required publications/posters for employers:

  1. Maryland Minimum Wage and Overtime Law
  2. Equal Pay For Equal Work (Word document, 49KB, download Word viewer for free
  3. Employment of Minors Fact Sheet
  4. Lie Detector Signature Sheet (Word document, 19KB, download Word viewer for free)
  5. Notice to Tipped Employees (PDF document, 178KB, download Adobe Acrobat for free)

Workers' Compensation Commission

Provides a system of wage and health care protection for eligible workers who have suffered work-related injury or illness.

Required Publications/Posters For Employers:

  1. First Report of Injury (form to be filed by employer upon notice of an injury)
  2. Workers' Compensation Poster

Office of Unemployment Insurance
Claimants: calling from Baltimore area - 410-949- 0022, 410- 767 - 2727 TTY;
calling from Maryland but outside the Baltimore area - 1-800-827-4839, 1-800-827-4400 TTY
Employers: 410-767-2412, 1-800-492-5524

Provides a system of wage protection for eligible unemployed workers through collection and administration of unemployment insurance tax contributions from employers.

Required Publications/Posters For Employers:

  1. Health Insurance Coverage (PDF document, 16KB, download Adobe Acrobat for free)
  2. To Employees (unemployment benefits eligibility) (PDF document, 30KB, download Adobe Acrobat for free)

Maryland Commission on Civil Rights
1-800-637-6247, 410-767-8600

Provides education on and enforces Maryland law prohibiting discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, family/marital status, disability, national origin, race, religion and sex in employment, public accommodations, housing and licensing.

Required Publications/Posters For Employers:
Employment Discrimination is Illegal (PDF document, 38KB, download Adobe Acrobat for free)

Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)

Ensures a safe and healthful work environment for Maryland workers through inspections, consultation and trainings.

Required Publications/Posters For Employers:

  1. MOSH Poster (for employees) (Word document, 60KB, download Word viewer for free; PDF document, 38KB, download Adobe Acrobat for free)
  2. Recordkeeping: Injuries and Illnesses Forms, OSHA 200