Division of Labor and Industry


Severance Pay - The Maryland Guide to Wage Payment and Employment Standards


Maryland law does not guarantee severance pay when employment terminates, unless promised in advance in an employment contract, agreement or policy. For information on the federal law involving severance pay, contact the U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration at (866) 444-3272, or Wage and Hour Division at (410) 962-6211.