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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, visit the Department of Labor webpage or contact the U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration at 866-444-3272, or Wage and Hour Division at 410- 962-6211.