Maryland Employment Discrimination is Unlawful (Poster-Color) Required
The Employment Discrimination is Unlawful (Poster-Color) is a labor law posters poster by the Maryland Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Maryland, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it. This poster describes what employers and labor organizations cannot do with regard to potential and current employees/members of their organization. This poster also details what would qualify as an employer retaliating against an employer for filing an employment discrimination claim and how to file for an employment discrimination claim.
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State of Maryland Commission on Civil Rights 6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 900 Baltimore, MD 21202-1631 What Am I Protected From? You are protected from unlawful discrimination from the following employment-related practices: • Employers cannot discriminate in recruiting, interviewing, hiring, upgrading/promoting, setting work conditions, and discharging an employee. • Labor organizations cannot deny membership to qualified persons or discriminate in apprenticeship programs. • Employment agencies cannot discriminate in job referrals, ask discriminatory pre-employment questions, or circulate information that unlawfully limits employment. • Newspapers and other media cannot publish job advertisements that discriminate. Main: (410) 767-8600 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 637-6247 | TTY: (410) 333-1737 | Fax: (410) 333-1841 [email protected] | www.mccr.maryland.gov What If My Employer Retaliates? Retaliation is also prohibited under the law when you exercise your rights to seek relief and redress. If an employee decides to file an employment discrimination complaint, an employer may not: • Interfere with; • Restrain; • Deny the exercise; or • Deny the attempt to exercise the right. Any form of retaliation is grounds to file a Complaint of Discrimination with the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR). What If I Am A Victim Of Discrimination? If you believe your rights under the law have been violated, you must file a complaint with MCCR within 6 months of the alleged act of discrimination. A trained Civil Rights Officer will work with you to discuss what happened and determine if there is reason to believe a discriminatory violation occurred. You can reach MCCR by phone, email, fax, letter, or walk-in. All procedures by MCCR are confidential until your case is certified for public hearing or trial. Employment Discrimination is Unlawful How Does The Law Protect Me? State Government Article, §20-602 of the Annotated Code of Maryland provides every Marylander equal protection in employment regardless of: RaceSex Age Ethnicity Ancestry or National Origin Religion Physical or Mental Disability Color Marital Status Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Genetic Information
Other Maryland Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 24 optional and mandatory Maryland 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.
- Original poster PDF https://mccr.maryland.gov/Documents/publications/Publications_2edb.Discrimination%20Overview%20-%20Employment%20(Poster%20Color).pdf , updated January 2020
- Maryland Labor Law Posters at http://www.dllr.state.md.us/oeope/poster.shtml
- Maryland Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
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