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Child Labor and Overtime Rule Updates

KMA wants you to be aware of two updates on the compliance front: one for Maine employers that utilize child labor, and a second related to the Federal exempt employee overtime rule.

Maine Child Labor Law Changes

The state has adopted the following changes, that went into effect August …read more…

Compliance Update: New Maine Employment Poster Required by August 2nd

Maine has issued a new employment poster on Human Trafficking for awareness and to provide the national hotline reporting information. Employers are required to post this as of August 2, 2018.

This is a great time to check your posters to ensure they are up-to-date. See the link below …read more…

REMINDER: City Of Portland Minimum Wage Increase July 1

Portland Minimum Wage July 1

On July 1, 2018, the minimum wage for the City of Portland will increase to $10.90 per hour.

Employers who have “a place of business” within the City of Portland must pay every employee “who performs work” for the employer “within the municipal limits of the City” a minimum wage …read more…

Reminder: Electronic Filing of OSHA Form 300A Due July 1

Covered employers need to electronically submit their 2017 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 300A summary of injuries and illnesses to OSHA by July 1, 2018 under OSHA’s electronic record keeping rule which took effect last year.

Summary of Requirements

WHO: Establishments with 250 or more employees that are …read more…