09.12.39.02

.02 Notice of Claim for Unpaid Wages.

A. An employee shall serve his or her employer with the Notice to Employer of Intent to Claim Lien for Unpaid Wages on the form provided by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry at www.dllr.state.md.us or on a comparable form that contains the information specified in §B of this regulation.

B. The form shall include the following:

(1) The name and address of the individual seeking a lien;

(2) The name of the business or individual for whom the employee performed work;

(3) The dates of employment;

(4) The dates for which wages are due but were not paid;

(5) The basis for the claim that wages were due but were not paid;

(6) The monetary amount of the lien sought;

(7) The real or personal property, or both, against which the lien is sought along with a description adequate to identify the property, name of owner, and location; and

(8) Notice to the employer of their right to dispute the lien by filing a complaint within 30 days of receipt of the notice.

C. An employee shall serve the employer by:

(1) Delivering personally a copy of the Notice to Employer of Intent to Claim Lien for Unpaid Wages to the employer;

(2) Leaving a copy of the Notice to Employer of Intent to Claim Lien for Unpaid Wages at the employer’s home or place of dwelling with a resident of suitable age and discretion; or

(3) Mailing a copy of the Notice to Employer of Intent to Claim Lien for Unpaid Wages to the employer by certified mail requesting, “Restricted Delivery—Show to whom, date, and address of delivery”.