Maine Printable Free Minimum Wage Law Posters Maine Minimum Wage Poster Mandatory

The Minimum Wage Poster is a Maine minimum wage law poster provided for businesses by the Maine Department Of Labor. This is a required poster for all Maine employers, and any business that fails to post this notification may be subject to penalties or fines.

This mandatory poster is a summary of Indiana's minimum wage laws. It outlines what minimum wage is in Maine and how overtime pay works. Information on how to pay tipped employees and in-training employees.

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rev. 10/22Minimum Wage	
For more information, contact:	
Maine Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Standards  45 State House Station 
Augusta, Maine 04333-0045 
Telephone:  207-623-7900 
TTY users call 	
Maine Relay 711. 
Web site:  Email: [email protected]	
Maine Law (Title 26 
M.R.S.A. § 42-B) requires
every employer to
place this poster in
the workplace where
workers can easily see it.	
Bureau  of La bor St andards	
Labor Laws of the State of Maine provide protection for 
people who work in Maine. The Maine Department of Labor 
administers the laws, which all employers must follow. 
Department representatives inspect workplaces to ensure 
compliance. Citations and penalties may be issued to 
employers who do not comply. Minimum Wage is $13.80 per hour effective January 1, 
2023Exemptions from Overtime 
Maine statutes incorporate by reference the salary 
requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  
The new minimum salary requirement will be $796.17 
per week as of January 1,  	
2023.  Salary is only one factor 
in determining whether a worker is exempt from overtime 
under federal or state law .  The duties of each worker must 
be considered as part of this analysis . Failure to adhere to 
both requirements—meeting the duties test and the  
weekly salary threshold—will result in violations of both 
federal or state law or of one jurisdiction or the other 
depending on the discrepancies in the laws.
Statements to Employees 
Every employer shall give to each employee with the 
payment of wages a statement clearly showing the date 
of the pay period , hours worked, total earnings and  
itemized deductions.
Employers shall keep , for three years , accurate records of 
hours worked and wages paid to all employees.
The Department of Labor enforces state wage and hour 
laws . Emplo yers with questions about the law may call  
207-623-7900 or may visit the department ’s webpage.
Minimum W age Guidance
Overtime Guidance
*Note: Maine employers may also be covered under the 
federal Fair Labor Standards Act. For more information, 
contact the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Office 
at 603-666-7716. Minimum Wage
Under Maine labor laws
, any business operating in the 
state with one employee is automatically covered by 
state law.   This includes all public and private employers 
regardless of profit or size.  Effective January 1, 2023, the 
minimum wage in Maine is $13.80 per hour.
Municipal M inimum Wage Ordinances 
Employers with employees who work in Bangor  
and/or Portland or any other municipality that passes 
a local minimum wage ordinance , may be subject to 
additional regulations and should check with municipal 
Service Employee	
A service employee is someone who regularly receives 
more than $175 a month in tips.  As of January 1, 2023, 
employers must pay a direct service wage of at least 
$6.90 per hour. If the employee’ s direct wage combined 
with earned tips do not average, on a weekly basis,  the 
state required minimum wage, the employer must pay 
the difference. 
Unless specifically exempted , employees must receive 
overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a 
workweek at a rate not less than time and one and 
one-half their regular rate of pay .  Employers have the 
right to allow or deny overtime , but if overtime is worked, 
it must be paid in accordance with state requirements. 
Compensatory or “comp ” time cannot be used by private-
sector employers , although private-sector employers can 
allow employees to flex their time within the workweek 
(but not the pay period if the pay period is longer than a 
seven day cycle in the workweek).	
The Maine Department of Labor provides equal opportunity in employment and programs.  
Auxiliary aids and services are available to people with disabilities upon request.	
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More Maine Labor Law Posters 14 PDFS provides an additional thirteen required and optional Maine labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print and post all required state labor law posters, as well as all of the mandatory federal labor law posters.

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Required Workers' Compensation Poster Workers Compensation Law
Required Whistleblower's Protection Act Poster Whistleblower Law
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Required Minimum Wage Poster Minimum Wage Law

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