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Maine Makes Changes to its Earned Income Tax Credits

Maine’s Labor Law Poster receives update: Earned Income Tax Credits  (May 2020) A section has been added regarding Earned Income Tax Credits stating: Employees may be eligible for federal and state Earned Income Tax Credits Employees may apply for these tax credits on their tax returns. Effective date  3/20 We are publishing a new Maine […]

Maine Updates Employment Security (Unemployment) Notice

Maine’s Department of Labor has just issued an update to the Employment Security notice, which has a revision date of 3/2019. The notice provides information for full- and part-time workers related to filing for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. Employment Security Update New Info for Aliens No, we’re not talking about extraterrestrial beings! The “Aliens” section […]

Maine Releases 2019 Minimum Wage Notice

On January 1, 2019, employers in Maine—the only state with a one-syllable name—must pay their employees an increased minimum wage rate. Our Maine poster featuring the new 2019 Minimum Wage notice will soon be shipped out to customers in The Pine Tree State. 2019 Minimum Wage Requirements Minimum Wage Increase All public and private businesses in Maine […]

Q&A: New Human Trafficking Notice for Maine

Q: Is Maine’s new Human Trafficking notice a required posting for all employers? A: The Maine Department of Labor has informed us that the Human Trafficking notice that is on the state’s Required Posters list is only a mandatory posting for employers in certain industries. These include the following locations: Department of Labor career centers […]

Minimum Wage on the Rise in Portland, Maine

Did you know that the City of Portland has the distinction of being the largest city in Maine? A favorite spot for tourists, foodies, and those who enjoy boating, Portland is also the birthplace of two famous writers, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Stephen King. But I digress… Details of the Updated Minimum Wage What you […]

City & County Minimum Wage Ordinances Leaving State Laws in the Dust

Over the past couple of years, there has been an upsurge in the number of municipalities that have passed minimum wage ordinances with higher rates than the state minimum wage laws. As a result, the number of mandatory city and county labor law posters has increased significantly. As of 2018, a total of 35 cities […]

Minimum Wage Update and More on Maine’s Poster

Earlier this fall we reported that on January 1, 2018, employees in Maine will receive another increase in the minimum wage. Our Research Department is happy to report that Maine’s 2018 minimum wage notice has just been released. However, employers in Maine should be aware that the Department of Labor has made changes to the […]

Maine’s Minimum Wage Set to Increase January 1, 2018

On January 1, 2018, the “Maine” event for employees in the state will be another increase in the minimum wage. As 2017 draws to a close, our Research Department will be watching closely for the updated poster. Minimum Wage Requirements Annual Increases Maine’s minimum wage will increase to $10.00 per hour on January 1, 2018, […]