EEO - Retaliation: Maine
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Ronald W. Schneider, Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson
- The Maine Human Rights Act (MHRA) prohibits retaliation against employees for filing a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in a discrimination or harassment proceeding. See Retaliation Under the Maine Human Rights Act.
- Retaliation claims brought pursuant the MHRA are analyzed under the same analytic framework of federal claims brought pursuant to Title VII. See Establishing a Claim of Retaliation.
- The Maine Human Rights Commission handles claims of retaliation under the MHRA. See Enforcement Through Main Human Rights Commission and Judicial Proceedings.
- Maine's equal pay law prohibits retaliation. See Retaliation Under Maine Equal Pay Law.