Maine Revised Statutes Title 26. Labor and Industry § 602. Enforcement and penalty

The following provisions govern the enforcement of this subchapter.

1. Violation.  Any employer who violates this subchapter commits a civil violation for which a forfeiture of not less than $100 nor more than $500 for each violation may be adjudged.

2. Discharge or discrimination.  Any employer who discharges or in any other manner discriminates against any employee because the employee makes a complaint to the director, the district attorney or the Attorney General concerning a violation of this subchapter, commits a civil violation for which a forfeiture of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged.

3. Injunction.  If any provision of this subchapter is violated, the Attorney General may seek an injunction in the Superior Court to enjoin any further violations or to compel the reinstatement of an employee discharged or discriminated against as described in subsection 2.


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