Maine Free Printable Equal Opportunity Law Posters Maine Maine Human Rights Act - Equal Employment Rights

The Maine Human Rights Act - Equal Employment Rights is an equal opportunity law poster by the Maine Department Of Labor. This is an optional poster, so while it is recommended that you post this if it is relevant to your employees, you are not required to by the Department Of Labor.

This poster is optional to post and 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.


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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  discrimination  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  without  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,  because  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 assertion 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  the  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 the 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 appropriation: 01094H1010012 (10 2012 REV)
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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

View all 13 Maine labor law posters


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