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:
- Private persons or whistleblowers, acting as relators, may bring public enforcement actions of employment laws on behalf of the State;
- 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.