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Access indispensable resources below to help stay current with HR and employment law developments in Maine, including more than 50 state-specific Employment Law Manual sections, customizable Maine Employee Handbook templates and other state-specific resources, recently passed and upcoming state and local deadlines, and links to our local coverage.

You may wish to start with the following resources:

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Maine, as well as other states and municipalities:

January 1, 2021: Maine Enacts Earned Paid Leave Law

January 1, 2021: Maine Minimum Wage Increases to $12.15

January 1, 2021: Portland, Maine, Minimum Wage Increases to $12.15

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Maine Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Maine Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

EEO Handbook Statement: Maine

Family and Medical Leave Handbook Statement [15-49 Employees]: Maine

Meal Breaks Handbook Statement: Maine

Sexual and Other Unlawful Harassment Handbook Statement: Maine

Whistleblower Protections Handbook Statement: Maine

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Maine at a Glance

Local Coverage



Maine Employment Law Manual

At-Will, Contracts and Restrictive Covenants

Employee Benefits

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security

Types of Employers

Wage and Hour