Harassment on the basis of a protected class above, such as sexual harassment , and retaliation for filing a complaint or being involved in the investigation are both prohibited under law and enforced by MCCR. If you believe that actions have been taken against you based on a discriminatory animus, it is imperative that you contact our agency immediately to initiate an inquiry so that we can assist you in determining if you have been a victim of employment discrimination. Note: Maryland employment anti-discrimination law applies only to employers with 15 or more employees. Skip to Main Content.
Which employers must provide sexual harassment training? All employers with 50 or more employees including full-time, part-time and temporary employees and contractors. There is no requirement that all 50 employees or contractors work at the same location or work in California. Training is also required by all public employers regardless of the number of employees. When must training be provided? New supervisors must receive training within six months of assuming their supervisor position. What topics must be included in the training?
The anti-discrimination laws give you a limited amount of time to file a charge of discrimination. In general, you need to file a charge within calendar days from the day the discrimination took place. The calendar day filing deadline is extended to calendar days if a state or local agency enforces a law that prohibits employment discrimination on the same basis.