Coordinate and Enforce Existing Workplace Training Requirements

Last updated: Jun 18, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Representative Susan Austin, House 67
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 1477

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: This bill has been signed by Governor LePage. It will take effect 90 days post-adjournment.

Summary:

This bill amends the law to specify the roles and responsibilities of the Department of Labor and the Maine Human Rights Commission in the development, execution and enforcement of the existing workplace training requirements for sexual harassment. It adds penalties for employers who have not met the posting, notification, education and training requirements and requires that the content of the training be developed and updated annually by the Maine Human Rights Commission.