Maine Human Rights Act - Equal Employment Rights Poster
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 an optional notification, so while it is recommended that businesses hang this poster if relevant to their employees, it is not required by the Department Of Labor.
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.
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)
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 Sexual Harassment Poster||Workplace Violence Law|
|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|
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