Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Maine?
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
Below are some of the most significant employment-related Maine laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.
|Equal Pay Law||All employers|
|Family Sick Leave Law||Employers with 25 or more employees|
|Maine Family Military Leave Law||Employers with 15 or more employees|
|Maine Human Rights Act (MHRA)||All employers|
|Maine Severance Pay Act (MSPA)||Employers with 100 or more employees|
|Maine's Family and Medical Leave Act (MFMLA)||Employers with 15 or more employees at one location|
|Maine Substance Abuse Testing Law (MSAT)||Employers conducting alcohol or drug testing|
|Maine Whistleblowers' Protection Act (MWPA)||All employers|
|Medical Use of Marijuana Act||All employers|
|Wiretap Act||All employers|
|Workplace Smoking Act of 1985||All employers|
*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.
**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.