City of Portland Minimum Wage Increase, Effective July 1, 2019


by Leora Kirk,
KMA Consultant

Beginning July 1, 2019, the minimum wage in Portland, Maine, will increase to $11.11 per hour which exceeds the state of Maine minimum wage of $11.00 per hour. The direct wage owed to tipped workers must be at least $5.50 per hour.

Employers who have a place of business in the City of Portland must pay every employee who performs work for the employer within the municipal limits of the City this new minimum wage of $11.11 per hour.

For More Information

Please click the button below to visit the City of Portland website for more information and the latest minimum wage employment poster, which should be displayed in workplaces.

City of Portland Minimum Wage

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