LD 673 (subjects: EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES , HIRING )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=673&PID=1456&snum=127
- Rep. George Hogan of Old Orchard Beach: (D – District 13) — e-mail
Rep. Ben Chipman of Portland: (D – District 40) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Jared Golden of Lewiston: (D – District 60) — e-mail
Rep. Paul Gilbert of Jay: (D – District 74) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Lori Fowle of Vassalboro: (D – District 80) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Donna Doore of Augusta: (D – District 85) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Stephen Stanley of Medway: (D – District 143) — e-mail
Sen. Nathan Libby of Androscoggin: (D – District 21) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
|3/3/2015||House||Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|3/5/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Volk of Cumberland, REFERRED to the Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, in concurrence.|
|4/7/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Help Prevent Age Discrimination
Sec. 1. 26 MRSA 594-A is enacted to read:
594-A. High school questions on applications for employment
An employer or an agent of an employer may not include a question on an application form for employment with that employer that asks for an applicant’s year of high school graduation. Any employer who violates this section commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $500 for each violation may be adjudged. The director shall enforce this section.
This bill prohibits an employer or an agent of an employer from including on a job application form a question that asks for the year of an applicant’s high school graduation. The Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Standards shall enforce the law with a fine of up to $500 per violation.
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