DLLR's Division of Labor and Industry

 

Severance Pay - The Maryland Guide to Wage Payment and Employment Standards

 

Maryland law does not guarantee severance pay when employment terminates, unless promised in advance in an employment contract, agreement or policy. For information on the federal law involving severance pay, contact the U.S. Department of Labor, Pension Welfare Benefits Administration at (202) 219-8776, or Wage and Hour Division at (410) 962-6211.