Thursday, October 4, 2012
New Maryland Employment laws
There are two Maryland laws that became effective on Monday, October 1 and directly affect employers.
Social media-Employers may not require employees or applicants to disclose a user name, password or other means of accessing a private internet site or electronic account.
Jury duty-An employer may not require an employee who is summoned for jury duty and who serves four hours or longer (including travel time) to work a shift that begins after 5 PM on the day of jury duty or before 3 AM the following day.