Maine Employment Law Updates

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December 2015

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November 2015

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October 2015

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September 2015

September 9 – The city of Portland increases their minimum wage

On September 10, 2015, the Portland City Counsel passed an ordinance providing minimum wage increases. The minimum wages set by the new ordinance is as follows:

  • January 1, 2016 – $10.10
  • January 1, 2017 – $10.68
  • July 1, 2018 – Minimum wage is pegged to increases in the consumer price index
  • To find out more, read the City of Portland Minimum Wage Order page.