Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 12 - DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 09.12.11 - Fee Charging Employment Agencies
09.12.11.04 - Contracts
Each contract that an employment agency submits to an applicant shall:
A. Be printed in 6-point type size or larger; and
(1) "Employment shall be considered to be temporary when within 90 days after employment commences the employment is terminated through 'no fault' of the applicant, or the employment is voluntarily terminated by the applicant with 'just cause.' A temporary placement fee may be charged to any such applicant for such temporary employment, such fee not to exceed twenty (20) percent of the total compensation received or seventy-five (75) percent of the permanent placement fee for the same position, whichever is the lesser.
In the event the employee is discharged 'for cause' or voluntarily leaves employment without 'just cause' within 90 days after employment commences, a fee not to exceed 75% of the permanent placement fee may be charged to any such applicant. "
(2) In bold face capital letters above signature line: "I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ABOVE CONTRACT AND HAVE RECEIVED A DUPLICATE OF THE CONTRACT."
(3) In a prominent place on the first page, "Licensed and regulated by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, State of Maryland, telephone number, area code (301) 333-4211".
(4) The method of payment.(Regulations .04 effective April 4, 1973)