SB0726

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

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

Sponsored by:

Senator Smith

Status:

In the Senate - Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Authorizing a court, on a specified 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 specified 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 specified adverse action against an employee under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Smith, Benson, Brochin, Currie, Guzzone, Kelley, Lee, Manno, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Pinsky, Ramirez, Robinson, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0872 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Private Sector Labor and Industry
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys' Fees
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Court Costs
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Discrimination
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment
(3-507, 3-507.2, 3-508, 3-507.3)

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March 17, 2017 4:53 P.M.