Maryland Bill Proposes 4-Day Workweek

(Annapolis)- Marylanders could see a shorter workweek under a new bill in the Maryland General Assembly. According to the “Four-Day Workweek Act of 2023, or House Bill 181, a pilot program in the Maryland Department of Labor would study the effects of a shortened workweek over the next five years. The bill is being proposed by a group of nine Maryland delegates. If the bill is passed, the pilot program would begin on July 1 and expire in 2028.