2022 Maryland Statutes
State Government
Title 20 - Human Relations
Subtitle 6 - Discrimination in Employment
Section 20-611 - Employer Liability for Harassment

    In an action alleging a violation of this subtitle based on harassment, an employer is liable:

        (1)    for the acts or omissions toward an employee or applicant for employment committed by an individual who:

            (i)    undertakes or recommends tangible employment actions affecting the employee or an applicant for employment, including hiring, firing, promoting, demoting, and reassigning the employee or an applicant for employment; or

            (ii)    directs, supervises, or evaluates the work activities of the employee; or

        (2)    if the negligence of the employer led to the harassment or continuation of harassment.

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