Division of Labor and Industry


Trainings and Meetings: Compensable Time - The Maryland Guide to Wage Payment and Employment Standards


Generally, an employee must be paid for training time and meetings -- whether held during regular work hours or not -- if attendance at a training or meeting is required and not "voluntary". Trainings and meetings are not "voluntary" if it is generally known, or the employee reasonably believes, that non-attendance will result in some negative effect on employment.