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Temporary Layoffs, Unemployment, and Work Search On July 9, 2018, the governor’s veto of H.P. 491 was overridden by the state’s House and Senate to create an exemption from the eligibility requirements for unemployment benefits. Under the exemption, any otherwise eligible individual who is temporarily laid off by an employer, with a definite recall date,…

Portland Minimum Wage On July 1, 2018, the minimum wage in Portland, Maine increases to $10.90 per hour. The city released a letter notifying employers of the increase and a new minimum wage poster. Read the city’s letter to employers and see the poster Human Trafficking Awareness Signs Required for Certain Businesses On May 2,…