Select your state (primary state, if your organization is present in multiple):

Send me a Same-Day Quote:

Maine Harassment Prevention
What Employers Should Know About

Maine Sexual Harassment Prevention Training



All employers located or doing business in Maine, which employ more than 15 employees, must provide sexual harassment training to all employees

Relevant Maine laws1

Title 26 M.R.S.A., Section 806 & 807

What companies must provide training:

Employers2 with more than 15 employees

Who must be trained:

All employees and supervisors3

How frequently must employees be trained:

The law is silent on the need to train an employee more than once

When must employees be trained:

Within 1 year of being hired or promoted to supervisor

Minimum training requirements for all employees:

  • Training must include:
    • The illegality of sexual harassment
    • The definition of sexual harassment under state and federal laws and federal regulations
    • A description of sexual harassment, utilizing examples
    • The internal complaint process available to the employee
    • The legal recourse and complaint process available through the commission
    • Directions on how to contact the commission
    • The protection against retaliation
  • Additional interactive training to all supervisors including:
    • Specific responsibilities of supervisory and managerial employees
    • Methods that supervisors must take to ensure immediate and appropriate corrective action in addressing sexual harassment complaints
  • There is no minimum amount of training time so long as the training meets the minimum standards required
  • The training is not required to be interactive, although the Maine Human Rights Commission noted that that interactive training, including web-based training, is considered the most effective method of providing training
  • Employers shall use the checklist provided by the department to develop a sexual harassment training program
  • Employers shall keep a record of the training, including a record of employees who have received the training. Employers must keep a record of who has completed the training for at least 3 years

Change perspectives. Achieve compliance. Elevate culture.

Trusted by over
15,000 organizations

73 "World Class" Net Promoter Score

( How does this compare? )

Distributed by the Society for Human Resource Management
World's largest HR professional society with over 300,000 members
SHRM logo
We have a collaborative partnership with Littler
World's largest labor and employment practice
kantola & littler logo

See the difference yourself.

Once you experience our training, you won't want to train with anything else.
That's why we make it so easy to preview our courses and encourage you to look at our competitors
We look forward to partnering with you.