State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public December 24 & December 25, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, December 24.

DLLR's Division of Labor and Industry


Independent Contractors - The Maryland Guide to Wage Payment and Employment Standards


Independent Contractors are exempt from federal and State overtime laws. However, workers who are called independent contractors, but in reality are employees, may not be exempt (see Section III. C).