MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Department of Labor To Host Joint Enforcement Task Force on Workplace Fraud

ANNAPOLIS, MD (March 5, 2024) – Maryland Department of Labor will host the Joint Enforcement Task Force on Workplace Fraud meeting Thursday morning. The task force is an interagency working group focused on strengthening the enforcement of employment laws and making Maryland a more fair and equitable place to do business. The nine-member task force will be chaired by Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Portia Wu and includes Attorney General Anthony G. Brown and Comptroller Brooke E. Lierman. The task force results from an executive order signed by Governor Wes Moore earlier this year. It will begin its work by hearing from the Public Justice Center on “How Workplace Fraud Hurts Working Families, Law Abiding Business and the State of Maryland” followed by members engaging in a conversation with a panel of experts representative of workers and businesses.

Who: Governor Wes Moore

Portia Wu, Maryland Department of Labor Secretary

Brooke E. Lierman, Comptroller of Maryland

Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General

What: First Joint Enforcement Task Force on Workplace Fraud Meeting

When: Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 9:00 AM

Where: Governor’s Reception Room, 100 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401

Livestream: This event will be livestreamed to the public.

The Department of Labor strives to create an equitable and inclusive Maryland where all residents have the opportunities and resources to attain financial stability, reach their career potential, and contribute to their communities; where businesses have access to capital and the skilled workforce they need to succeed; where workplaces are safe and well-regulated; and where the economy is resilient and growing. For updates and information, follow Labor on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and visit our website.

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