Maine Human Rights Act - Equal Employment Rights Poster Required
The Maine Human Rights Act - Equal Employment Rights is an equal opportunity law poster by the Maine Department Of Labor. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Maine, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster describes the right that employees and potential employees have to be free from any kind of discrimination and who to contact should an employee or potential employee has been discriminated against. Any form of retaliation against this law is prohibited under the Maine Human Rights Act.
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The Maine Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, religion, ancestry or national origin. The Maine Human Rights Act also prohibits discrimin ation because of filing a claim or asserting a right against a prior employer under the Workers’ Compensation Act or retaliation under the Whistleblowers’ Protection Act. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS The opportunity for an individual to secure employment witho ut discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry or national origin is a civil right. UNLAWFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION It is unlawful employment discrimination for any employer, b ecause of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, religion, ancestry or national origin, or because of an individual’s previous asserti on of a claim or right against a prior employer under the Workers’ Compensation Act, or because of previous actions taken that are protected under the Whistleblowers’ Protection Act, to: Fail or refuse to hire or otherwise discriminate against an applicant for employment. Discharge an employee or discriminate with t he respect to hire, tenure, promotion, transfer, compensation, terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Retaliate against a person who has filed a charge of discrimination, participated in a discrimination proceeding, or opposed a violation of th e Maine Human Rights Act. IF YOU FEEL YOU HAVE BEEN DISCRIMINATED AGAINST, CONTACT: MAINE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION 51 STATE HOUSE STATION, AUGUSTA, MAINE 04333 -0051 PHONE (207) 624 -6290 FAX (207) 624 -8729 TTY : MAINE RELAY 711 www.maine.gov/mhrc Printed under ap propriation: 01094H1010012 ( 10 2012 REV)
Other Maine Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS
There are an additional twelve optional and mandatory Maine labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
|Poster Name||Poster Type|
|Mandatory Workers' Compensation Poster||Workers Compensation Law|
|Mandatory Whistleblower's Protection Act Poster||Whistleblower Law|
|Mandatory Maine Employment Security Act Poster||Unemployment Law|
|Mandatory Minimum Wage Poster||Minimum Wage Law|
|Mandatory Regulation of Employment Poster||General Labor Law Poster|
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