Maine Employment Law Update — March 2019


Employment Security Act Poster

In March 2019, the Maine Bureau of Unemployment Compensation updated its mandatory Employment Security Law poster. This poster is designated to notify individuals of their right to file unemployment benefit claims, and must be posted by every Maine employer.

See the poster

Portland Minimum Wage Poster Updated

The City of Portland, Maine released an updated minimum wage poster with the July 1, 2019 city minimum wage rates. Effective July 1, 2019, the city’s minimum wage is $11.11 per hour. The poster also provides information about service employees, applicability of the state law, and employee rights.

Employers must conspicuously post this notice in a place where employees may easily view it.

See the poster here