Maine Legal Updates

Compliance Law Updates Recently Announced:

Last Updated: 9/9/2023

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Maine Legal Updates:

September 2023

  • Maine Amends Mini-WARN Law, Expanding Employer Coverage (effective 09/16/23)
  • Maine Amends Wage Payment Law, Clarifying Exemptions for Salaried Employees (effective 09/19/23)
  • Maine Amends Workers Comp Law on Sexual Harassment Liability (effective 09/19/23)
  • Maine Amends Workers Compensation Self-Insurance Laws to Allow Fronting Arrangement for Employees in Other States (effective 09/19/23)
  • Maine Amends Workers’ Comp Act Regarding Independent Contractor Status (effective 09/19/23)
  • Maine Creates Penalties for Retaliation (effective 09/19/23)
  • Maine Expands Equal Pay Law (effective 09/19/23)
  • Maine Expands Law on Tip Pooling to Address Employees Outside of Service Sector (effective 09/19/23)
  • Maine Passes Act to Protect Employee Freedom of Speech–Includes Notice Requirement (effective 09/19/23)
  • New Maine Law Preempts Local Abortion-Related Regulations (effective 09/19/23)
  • New Maine Law Requires Veterans’ Rights Workplace Poster (effective 09/19/23)
  • Maine Amends Workers Compensation Self-Insurance Laws to Allow Fronting Arrangement for Employees in Other States
  • Maine Passes Act to Protect Employee Freedom of Speech–Includes Notice Requirement

August 2023

  • Maine Expands Law on Tip Pooling to Address Employees Outside of Service Sector
  • Maine Amends Workers’ Comp Act Regarding Independent Contractor Status
  • New Maine Law Preempts Local Abortion-Related Regulations
  • Maine Enacts Sweeping Paid Family and Medical Leave Law–New Policy Forthcoming Closer to 2026 Availability of Benefits
  • Maine Expands Equal Pay Law
  • Maine Creates Penalties for Retaliation

July 2023

  • New Maine Law Requires Veterans' Rights Workplace Poster
  • Maine Amends Wage Payment Law, Clarifying Exemptions for Salaried Employees
  • Maine Amends Workers Comp Law on Sexual Harassment Liability

January 2023

  • Amended Maine Law Will Require Vacation Payout When Employment Ends–Sample Policy Statement Included–Now Updated to Reflect Agency Release of Interpretive Guidance

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