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Maine Employment Law Updates

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Maine | Wage and Tax Regulations

minimum wage
Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage
(Tipped Employee)
Maximum Tip Credit
state income tax
State Withholding
Wage Rate
Unemployment insurance
Max. Taxable Earning $12,000
Employee DeductionsNone
Employee Tax Rates0-5.47%
New Employer Rate1.97%
Voluntary Contribution PermittedYes

The content of this publication is provided for informational purposes only and does not contain or constitute tax or legal advice. You should not act on this information without seeking tax or legal professional counsel.

Recent Maine Employment Law Updates

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Maine Non-Competes May be Coming to an End   

Portland, Maine, Hazard Pay in Effect Until Further Notice

Maine Limits Captive Audience

Maine Governor Approves Paid Family and Medical Leave

August 2022: Portland, Maine Voters to Decide on Raising Minimum Wage, Eliminating Tip Credit, and Classifying Ride-share and Delivery Drivers as Employees

August 2022: The State of Maine Implements More Restrictions on Non-Disclosure Agreements for Discrimination

May 2022: Maine Governor Signs Amendment into Law for Hair Discrimination

May 2022: Amended Maine Law Will Require Vacation Payout When Employment Ends

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