“It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State of Maryland, in the exercise of its police power for the protection of the public safety, public health and general welfare, for the maintenance of business and good government and for the promotion of the State's trade, commerce and manufacturers to assure all persons equal opportunity in receiving employment and in all labor management-union relations regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability unrelated in nature and extent so as to reasonably preclude the performance of the employment, and to that end to prohibit discrimination in employment by any person, group, labor organization, organization or any employer or his agents.” State Government Article, Section 20-602, Annotated Code of Maryland.
State Government Article, Section 20-601 et seq.
State Government Article, Section 20-1001 et seq.
There are several ways to
file a complaint:
You can file a complaint right now, by using the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights' online form, by calling the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights at our MD toll-free number, 1-800-637-6247, or writing a letter to the MCCR at 6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 900, Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1631. In your letter please include at least the following:
Your name and address
The name and address of the person your complaint is about
The date when this incident occurred
A short description of what happened
You can also file a complaint with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission http://eeoc.gov/baltimore/charge.html by calling 1-800-669-4000 or 1-800-669-6820 (TTY); or by writing to the EEOC at city Crescent Building, 10 South Howard Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201.