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Title 21 : Labor

Chapter 005 : EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES

Subchapter 006 : Fair Employment Practices

(Cite as: 21 V.S.A. § 495n)
  • § 495n. Sexual harassment complaints; notice to Attorney General and Human Rights Commission

    (a) A person that files a claim of sexual harassment pursuant to section 495b of this subchapter in which neither the Attorney General nor the Human Rights Commission is a party shall provide notice of the action to the Attorney General and the Human Rights Commission within 14 days after filing the complaint. The notice may be submitted electronically and shall include a copy of the filed complaint.

    (b)(1) Upon receiving notice of a complaint in which the State is a party, the Human Rights Commission may elect to:

    (A) intervene in the action to seek remedies pursuant to section 495b of this subchapter; or

    (B) without becoming a party to the action, file a statement with the court addressing questions of law related to the provisions of this subchapter.

    (2) Upon receiving notice of a complaint in which the State is not a party, the Attorney General may elect to:

    (A) intervene in the action to seek remedies pursuant to section 495b of this subchapter; or

    (B) without becoming a party to the action, file a statement with the court addressing questions of law related to the provisions of this subchapter. (Added 2017, No. 183 (Adj. Sess.), § 7.)