All public bodies shall include in every contract of more than $ 10,000 the following provisions:
a. The contractor will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other basis prohibited by state law relating to discrimination in employment, except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of the contractor. The contractor agrees to post in conspicuous places, available to employees and applicants for employment, notices setting forth the provisions of this nondiscrimination clause.
2. The contractor will include the provisions of the foregoing paragraphs a, b and c in every subcontract or purchase order of over $ 10,000, so that the provisions will be binding upon each subcontractor or vendor.
1982, c. 647, § 11-51; 2000, c. 628; 2001, c. 844.