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The Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law provides employees with the right to sue their employers for any earned (but unpaid) wages, treble damages, and attoreny's fees. Nearly any form of promised compensation will meet the definition of wages. Hence, employers are responsible for paying employees the following forms of compensation under the Wage Payment and Collection Law if promised in exchange for an employee's labor:
  • Raises

  • Bonuses

  • Accrued leave, including vacation and compensatory leave

  • Severance

  • Ownership interests, and

  • Commissions
For additional information, see Frequently Asked Questions about the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law.
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