A bill establishing requirements for key employers during a state of emergency in Maryland is scheduled to be sent to the Larry Hogan government after passing the state Senate on Saturday 31-15.
H.B. 581, which passed House 93-39 on 2 April, contains provisions enabling a substantial worker to refuse the right to perform a certain task under certain circumstances, and required major employers to take certain measures to minimize the risk of a transfer of a infectious disease.
The bill would require the Industrial Industry Commissioner to enforce "certain occupational health and safety requirements for certain important workers; prohibit an employer from discharge or otherwise discriminate against an employee on the grounds that the worker is a significant worker filing a complaint or exercising a right under certain legal provisions, "according to a draft.
The bill also requires important employers to provide essential workers with some grief and health public health leave" in a certain way and in certain quantities ", and requires an important employer to allow a necessary worker to
Major employers would also need to cover COVID-1