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

The Maine Human Rights Act - Equal Employment Rights is a Maine equal opportunity law poster provided for businesses by the Maine Department Of Labor. This is a required poster for all Maine employers, and any business that fails to post this notification may be subject to penalties or fines.

This mandatory poster is a quick reminder to employers and employees on Maine's equal opportunity laws. It forbids discrimination from employment in several categories and includes information on how to report suspected cases.

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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)

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More Maine Labor Law Posters 14 PDFS

Minimum-Wage.org provides an additional thirteen required and optional Maine labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print and post all required state labor law posters, as well as all of the mandatory federal labor law posters.

Maine Poster Name Poster Type
Required Workers' Compensation Poster Workers Compensation Law
Required Whistleblower's Protection Act Poster Whistleblower Law
Required Maine Employment Security Act Poster Unemployment Law
Required Minimum Wage Poster Minimum Wage Law
Required Regulation of Employment Poster General Labor Law Poster

List of all 14 Maine labor law posters


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