Maryland Government Agencies

Please select a topic below to jump directly to the corresponding agency:

1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Maryland, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Maryland

Discrimination/Harassment - State and Local Agencies

Maryland Commission on Civil Rights
William Donald Schaefer Towers
6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (410) 767-8600
Toll-Free: (800) 637-6247
TTY: (410) 333-1737
Fax: (410) 333-1841
Web Address:

Howard County Office of Human Rights
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, 2nd Floor
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: (410) 313-6430
Fax: (410) 313-6468

Montgomery County Human Relations Commission
110 North Washington Street, Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (240) 777-8450
Fax: (240) 777-8460

Prince George's County Human Relations Commission (HRC)
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Suite L-105
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone: (301) 883-6170
Fax: (301) 780-8244
Web Address:

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Baltimore District Office

City Crescent Building
10 South Howard Street. 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 962-3932
TTY: (410) 962-6065

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Maryland Division of Labor and Industry
Maryland Occupational Safety & Health (MOSH)

1100 North Eutaw Street, Room 613
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (410) 767-2189
Fax: (410) 767-2003
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Address:

Agency Description/Mission: Since 1971, the Division of Labor and Industry has been the agency responsible for Maryland's Occupational Safety and Health Plan. The Maryland Occupational Safety and Health program, known as MOSH, is the state's OSHA program. The overall mission of MOSH is to assure, as far as possible, every working man and woman in the State of Maryland, safe and healthful working conditions; and, to assure, in so far as practicable, that no employee will suffer diminished health, functional capacity, or life expectancy as a result of his or her work experience.

MOSH Frequently Asked Questions
Workers' Complaint Information Page

3. Unemployment Insurance

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation
Division of Unemployment Insurance

1100 North Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone (Claimant Information Service): (410) 949-0022 (Baltimore area/out of state)
TTY (Claimant Information Service): (410) 767-2727 (Baltimore area/out of state)
Toll-Free (Claimant Information Service): (800) 827-4839 (rest of Maryland)
TTY (Claimant Information Service): (800) 827-4400 (rest of Maryland)
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Address:

Agency Description/Mission: Unemployment insurance provides benefits to persons who are unemployed through no fault of their own and who are ready, willing and able to work, and actively seeking work. Unlike some other government assistance programs, unemployment insurance is just that - insurance. No deduction is made or has been taken from a worker's paycheck to pay unemployment insurance benefits. The entire amount is paid for by the employers covered by the Maryland Unemployment Insurance Law.

Claimant Most Frequently Asked Questions
File An Internet Claim for UI Benefits
Claim Center Telephone Numbers

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Maryland Division of Labor and Industry
Employment Standards Service

1100 North Eutaw Street, Room 607
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-2357
Fax: (410) 333-7303
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Address:

Agency Description/Mission: The Employment Standards Service investigates complaints from workers who worked in the State of Maryland and believe that they are due unpaid wages from their employer for services performed. The Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law requires every employer to pay workers all of their wages as promised. An employer must establish a regular payday and pay employees at least twice a month.

The Maryland Guide to Wage Payment & Employment Standards
Wage & Hour Fact Sheet
New Federal Minimum Wage Standards: Where Does Maryland Stand?

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Baltimore District Office

Room 207 Appraisers Stores Building
103 South Gay Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-4061
Phone: (410) 962-2240
Fax: (410) 962-9512

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission
10 East Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-1641
Phone: (410) 864-5100
Toll-Free (outside Metro Baltimore): (800) 492-0479
TDD: (800) 735-2258 or 711 Maryland Relay
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Address:

Agency Description/Mission: The Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission seeks to secure the equitable and timely administration of the provision of the Maryland Workers' Compensation Law on behalf of its customers, the injured worker and their employer, by providing an effective and efficient forum for the resolution of individual claims.

Questions & Answers for Employees
Maryland Workers' Compensation Law: Background and Frequently Asked Questions
Instructions for Completing the Employee Claim Forms