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Fighting for Fair Compensation for All Employees
At The Law Office of Andrew M. Dansicker, LLC, our compassionate team understands how hopeless and draining it can be to face discrimination in the workplace. The average American spends one-third of their life at work, and no worker deserves to spend that time feeling belittled or devalued.
That’s why our Hunt Valley employment lawyers are committed to providing high-quality representation to wronged workers in Maryland. We understand that employment law disputes involving equal pay for equal work can be tricky for clients to navigate, let alone obtain compensation.
Fortunately, our firm is dedicated to pursuing justice on your behalf. Our passionate attorneys refuse to be bullied by large and powerful companies hoping to get away with unethical behavior. If you’ve been treated unfairly at work, reach out to our office today to secure the trusted advocacy you deserve.
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Pay Equity Laws for Maryland Employees
Every employee is deserving of dignity and respect. In Maryland, one important aspect of fulfilling these standards is providing equal pay for equal work. Sadly, many employers fail to provide this, and even worse, such matters can be difficult for workers to detect. That’s why it’s imperative to understand the legal protections available to you as a Maryland employee.
In Maryland, pay equity laws afford specific protections to workers, including:
- The Equal Pay Act of 1963 – This federal law is a landmark legislation that prohibits wage discrimination based on gender. It requires employers to provide equal pay for equal work, regardless of gender. This law applies to all employers covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) at the federal level.
- The Equal Pay for Equal Work Act – In Maryland, the Equal Pay for Equal Work law affords additional protections to workers within the state by prohibiting pay discrimination between genders in similar jobs. Employers cannot pay employees of one sex or gender less than employees of the opposite sex or gender for substantially similar work. This law applies to all employers in Maryland, regardless of their size.
In addition to the above laws, it is essential to note that Maryland has also enacted other provisions to promote pay equity and protect workers:
- Ban on Salary History Inquiries –Maryland has implemented a ban on salary history inquiries. This means that employers cannot ask job applicants about their salary history during the hiring process. This measure aims to prevent pay disparities from perpetuating based on past wages.
- Wage Range Disclosure Requirement – Maryland employers are required to provide a wage range for available positions upon request by an applicant. This requirement ensures transparency and allows job seekers to better understand potential compensation.
If you suspect you were underpaid or a victim of wage discrimination in the Maryland workforce, it’s important to seek sound counsel from a qualified employment lawyer as soon as possible, as they can help you exercise your employee rights and demand the fair compensation you deserve.
45+ Years of Experience Protecting Maryland Employees
Our compassionate advocates at The Law Office of Andrew M. Dansicker, LLC have over four decades of experience protecting the rights of wronged employees in Hunt Valley and beyond. Since 2008, our skilled attorneys have successfully handled a variety of employment law disputes throughout Maryland, from sexual harassment to wrongful termination. No company has the right to bully or mistreat its employees, regardless of size or status, and our trusted representatives are here to ensure your hard-earned career and professional reputation remain intact.
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