Maryland ranks as one of the best states for workers, but there is still room for improvement, according to an annual ranking from Oxfam, a global organization focused on inequality and poverty. Maryland ranked 14th overall in the 2023 Best States to Work Index. California ranked first; North Carolina ranked last. Oxfam’s index takes into account worker-friendly policies in three areas: wages, worker protections and the right to organize.
Oxfam: Maryland among best states for workers, but there’s room for improvement
September 5, 2023