LD 1693 – LD 1693 – An Act To Enhance Enforcement of Employment Laws

Summary: This bill authorizes private persons, acting in the public interest, to enforce the laws governing employment practices and prohibiting unfair discrimination in the workplace.

Under this bill:

  1. Private persons or whistleblowers, acting as relators, may bring public enforcement actions of employment laws on behalf of the State;
  2. Civic organizations may assist aggrieved persons in reporting violations of employment laws; and

3. Persons who are injured by violations of employment laws are protected from retaliation.

View Full Bill