Maine Labor Law Posters
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Most Recent Update: Reg. of Employment on Oct 1st, 2009
State and Federal Law requires employers of Maine to post the following notices at most work sites. Investigations maybe conducted by State inspectors. An employer found to be in violation of State or Federal Laws by willfully failing to post up-to-date OSHA posters may be subject to monetary penalties of up to $7000, as well as exposure to civil liability actions.
A complete set is made up of three large posters, one Federal and two State. Posters are 18" X 24" in full color and laminated in plastic for durability.
State Posting Requirements
- Notice Regarding Minimum Wage Law (NEW) (26 MRSA 668) Every employer subject to this subchapter shall keep a summary of this subchapter... posted in a conspicuous place, in or about the premises wherein any person subject to this subchapter is employed, or in a place accessible to his employees.
- Whistleblower’s Protection Act (26 MRSA 839) Each employer shall prominently post [a notice regarding the Act] in the employer’s place of business so that the employees are informed of their protections and obligations under this chapter.
- Workers’ Compensation (39 MRSA 406) A notice… stating the employer has conformed this Act... must be posted by the employer and kept posted by the employer in each of the employer’s mills, factories or places of business. The notice must be conspicuous and posted in a place accessible to the employer’s employees.
- Video Terminal Display (26 MRSA 252) Notification of the rights and duties created under this subchapter by posting in a prominent location in the workplace a copy of this subchapter and a written notice that explains these rights and duties in plain language.
- Child Labor Law (26 MRSA 42-B(3)) An employer subject to the [child labor] law... shall post and keep posted in a place accessible to the employer’s employees a copy of the printed poster. An employer who violates this section is subject to the penalties set forth in section 704. Under 26 MRSA §704 any employer who violates 26 MRSA § 42-B may be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $50 and no more than $250 for the fi rst violation, not less than $100 and no more than $1,000 for the second violation, and not less than $250 and no more than $2,500 for the third and any subsequent violation.
Federal Posting Requirements
- Federal Minimum Wage Act (29 CFR § 516.4) Pursuant to 29 USC §206(a)(1), as amended by P.L. 110-28, H.R. 2206, effective July 24, 2009, the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour. "Every employer ... shall post and keep posted a notice explaining the Act ... in conspicuous places in every establishment where such employees are employed so as to permit them to observe readily a copy."