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Title 26: LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS §1 – §9
Chapter 3: BUREAU OF LABOR §41 – §53
Chapter 4: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY §61 – §64
Chapter 5: HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS  §81 – §555
Chapter 6: OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY RULES AND REGULATIONS BOARD §561 – §589
Chapter 7: EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES §591 – §875
Chapter 9: MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION §881 – §960
Chapter 9-A: MUNICIPAL PUBLIC EMPLOYEES LABOR RELATIONS LAW §961 – §974
Chapter 9-B: STATE EMPLOYEES LABOR RELATIONS ACT §979 – §979-S
Chapter 10: FIRE FIGHTER ARBITATION LAW  §980 – §992
Chapter 11: REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP  §1001 – §1012
Chapter 12: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM LABOR RELATIONS ACT §1021 – §1036
Chapter 13: UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION §1041 – §1268
Chapter 14: JUDICIAL EMPLOYEES LABOR RELATIONS ACT §1281 – §1294
Chapter 15: PREFERENCE TO MAINE WORKS AND CONTRACTORS  §1301 – §1315
Chapter 16: AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYEES LABOR RELATIONS ACT  §1321 – §1334
Chapter 17: UNION LABELS AND TRADE MARKS §1341 – §1347
Chapter 18: RATES OF COMPENSATION FOR FOREST PRODUCTS HARVESTING AND HAULING SERVICES  §1351 – §1360
Chapter 19: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR  §1401 – §1421-C
Chapter 20: COMPREHENSIVE CAREER AND OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEM §1451 – §1454
Chapter 21: DISPLACED HOMEMAKERS ACT §1601 – §1609
Chapter 22: CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE IDENTIFICATION  §1701 – §1725
Chapter 25: WORKFORCE INVESTMENT  §2001 – §2033
Chapter 26: TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE FOR WORKERS §2051 – §2053
Chapter 26-A: PEER SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR DISPLACED WORKERS  §2061 – §2062
Chapter 27: RAILROAD EMPLOYEE EQUITY ACT  §2071 – §2075
Chapter 28: MINIMUM SAFETY STANDARDS FOR FIREFIGHTERS  §2101 – §2108
Chapter 31: HEALTH OCCUPATIONS TRAINING PROJECT  §2151 – §2158
Chapter 31-A: HEALTH OCCUPATIONS TRAINING PROJECT  §2159 – §2159-F
Chapter 32: JOB TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ACTIVITIES COORDINATORS  §2161 – §2164
Chapter 33: MAINE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT SYSTEM  §2171 – §2173
Chapter 34: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS  §2181 – §2195
Chapter 35: FEDERAL WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT OF 1998  §3101 – §3101
Title 26, Chapter  7: EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES

Subchapter 1: CONDITIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT
26 §591. Examination; definitions
26 §592. Charge by employer prohibited
26 §593. Textile piecework
26 §594. Charge by an employer for an application for employment
26 §595. Hiring of workers during a labor dispute
26 §596. Recall period
26 §597. Conditions of employment
26 §598. Employment reference immunity
26 §599. Broadcasting industry contract
Subchapter 1-A: HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT
26 §601. Rest breaks
26 §602. Enforcement and penalty
26 §603. Limits on mandatory overtime
Subchapter 1-B: EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES
26 §611. Definitions
26 §612. Fees charged to applicants for employment; receipt
26 §612-A. Municipal licensing
26 §613. Enforcement penalty
Subchapter 2: WAGES AND MEDIUM OF PAYMENT
26 §621. Time of payment (REPEALED)
26 §621-A. Timely and full payment of wages
26 §622. Records
26 §623. Exemptions
26 §624. Penalties (REPEALED)
26 §625. Notice of intention to quit
26 §625-A. Severance pay (REPEALED)
26 §625-B. Severance pay
26 §626. Cessation of employment
26 §626-A. Penalties
26 §626-B. Collective bargaining exceptions (REPEALED)
26 §627. Assignment of wages
26 §628. Equal pay
26 §629. Unfair agreements
26 §629-A. Fringe benefits as wages
26 §629-B. Employee health benefit plans
26 §630. Written statement of reason for termination of employment
26 §631. Employee right to review personnel file
26 §632. Fund for unpaid wages
26 §633. Information to be furnished to railroad employees (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 632)
26 §634. Continuation of health insurance coverage during strike; notice
26 §635. Overcompensation by employer
26 §636. Family sick leave
Subchapter 2-A: EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS IN THE FORESTRY INDUSTRY
26 §641. Rule of construction
26 §642. Definitions
26 §643. Transportation of workers
26 §644. Prohibition against discrimination and retaliation
26 §645. Waiver of rights prohibited
26 §646. Violations; enforcement
Subchapter 3: MINIMUM WAGES
26 §661. Declaration of policy
26 §662. Coverage (REPEALED)
26 §663. Definitions
26 §664. Minimum wage; overtime rate
26 §665. Powers and duties of commissioner
26 §666. Handicapped workers
26 §667. Apprentice
26 §668. Posting of summary
26 §669. Enforcement (REPEALED)
26 §670. Employees’ remedies
26 §670-A. Remedies for overtime wage violations involving state employees
26 §671. Penalties
26 §672. Unfair contracts
Subchapter 3-A: SUBSTANCE ABUSE TESTING
26 §681. Purpose; applicability
26 §682. Definitions
26 §683. Testing procedures
26 §684. Imposition of tests
26 §685. Action taken on substance abuse tests
26 §686. Review of written policies
26 §687. Rulemaking
26 §688. Substance abuse education
26 §689. Violation and remedies
26 §690. Report
Subchapter 4: EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN
Article 1: PROVISIONS COMMON TO FEMALES AND MINORS
26 §701. Posting of notice of hours of labor (REPEALED)
26 §701-A. Application of subchapter
26 §702. Record of work hours of minors under 18 years of age
26 §703. Exemptions for perishable goods (REPEALED)
26 §704. Penalty for employers
Article 2: FEMALES
26 §731. Hours of employment for females; 9 hours a day (REPEALED)
26 §732. — six and one-half hours continuous maximum (REPEALED)
26 §733. — fifty-four hours a week (REPEALED)
26 §734. — fifty hours a week in certain places (REPEALED)
26 §735. Seats for female employees (REPEALED)
26 §736. Application of provisions (REPEALED)
26 §737. — war and other emergencies (REPEALED)
26 §738. Penalty for employers (REPEALED)
Article 3: MINORS
26 §771. Minors under 14 years of age
26 §772. Minors under 18 years of age; hazardous employment
26 §773. Minors under 16; prohibited in certain places
26 §774. Hours of employment
26 §775. Work permits
26 §776. — part time and vacation work (REPEALED)
26 §777. Blanks furnished; filing of triplicate permits; surrender and cancellation of permits
26 §778. Blank employment certificates prepared; notice when employment terminated (REPEALED)
26 §779. Record of age received as evidence
26 §780. Work permit conclusive for employer; documentary evidence of age
26 §781. Penalties
26 §782. Parent, guardian or custodian
26 §783. — failure to perform duties of office
26 §784. — certification of false statements

26 §785. Rulemaking
Subchapter 4-A: EMPLOYMENT OF THE HANDICAPPED
26 §791. Legal identity (REPEALED)
26 §792. Membership representation (REPEALED)
26 §793. Committee tenures (REPEALED)
26 §794. Nonpartisan status (REPEALED)
26 §795. Committee officers (REPEALED)
26 §796. Primary duties (REPEALED)
26 §797. Authorization (REPEALED)
26 §798. Expenses of committee members; payment; office (REPEALED)
26 §799. Committee (REPEALED)
26 §800. Membership (REPEALED)
26 §801. Powers and duties (REPEALED)
26 §802. Administrative authority (REPEALED)
26 §803. Authorization (REPEALED)
Subchapter 4-B: SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICIES
26 §806. Definitions
26 §807. Requirements
Subchapter 4-C: VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER; ABSENCE FROM WORK
26 §809. Absence for emergency response
Subchapter 5: LEAVE RELATING TO RESERVE TRAINING OR MILITARY SERVICE
26 §811. Preservation of status
26 §812. Right to benefits retained
26 §813. Remedies
26 §814. Family military leave
Subchapter 5-A: LEAVE OF ABSENCE AS LEGISLATOR
26 §821. Person employed in position other than temporary
26 §822. Exception for employer with 5 or fewer employees
26 §823. Waiver of right
26 §824. Appeal by employer
26 §825. Remedies ordered by court (REALLOCATED TO TITLE 26, SECTION 835)
26 §826. Penalties for violations (REALLOCATED TO TITLE 26, SECTION 836)

26 §827. Collective bargaining rights (REALLOCATED TO TITLE 26, SECTION 837)

26 §828. Compensation for employee participation in investigation, hearing or inquiry (REALLOCATED TO TITLE 26, SECTION 838)
26 §829. Notices of employee protections and obligations (REALLOCATED TO TITLE 26, SECTION 839)
26 §830. Jury trial; common-law rights (REALLOCATED TO TITLE 26, SECTION 840)
Subchapter 5-B: PROTECTION OF EMPLOYEES WHO REPORT OR REFUSE TO COMMIT ILLEGAL ACTS
26 §831. Short title (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 821)
26 §832. Definitions (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 822)
26 §833. Discrimination against certain employees prohibited (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 823)
26 §834. Civil actions for injunctive relief or other remedies (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 824) (REPEALED)
26 §834-A. Arbitration before the Maine Human Rights Commission
26 §835. Remedies ordered by court (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 825) (REPEALED)
26 §836. Penalties for violations (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 826)
26 §837. Collective bargaining rights (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 827)
26 §838. Compensation for employee participation in investigation, hearing or inquiry (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 828)
26 §839. Notices of employee protections and obligations (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 829)
26 §840. Common-law rights (REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 26, SECTION 830)
Subchapter 6: EMPLOYEE TRUSTS
26 §841. Not subject to rule against perpetuities
Subchapter 6-A: FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE REQUIREMENTS
26 §843. Definitions
26 §844. Family medical leave requirement
26 §845. Employee benefits protection
26 §846. Effect on existing employee benefits
26 §847. Prohibited acts
26 §848. Judicial enforcement
26 §849. Review; sunset (REPEALED)
Subchapter 6-B: EMPLOYMENT LEAVE FOR VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE
26 §850. Employment leave for victims of violence
Subchapter 7: STRIKEBREAKERS
26 §851. Policy
26 §852. Employment of replacements prohibited
26 §853. Arrangements
26 §854. Offers
26 §855. Evidence
26 §856. Penalty
Subchapter 8: FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE ACT
26 §861. Right to freedom from discrimination in employment (REPEALED)
26 §862. Unlawful employment practices (REPEALED)
26 §863. Procedure (REPEALED)
26 §864. Penalty (REPEALED)
Subchapter 9: ALIENS
26 §871. Illegal employment of aliens
26 §872. Proof of equipment ownership for employers using foreign laborers
Subchapter 10: EMPLOYMENT DURING EXTREME PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

26 §875. Employment leaves for caregivers and persons affected by extreme public health emergency

 

LAWS OF THE STATE OF MAINE
 1997 Laws of Maine as enacted by the 118th Legislature
(December 1996 to April 1998)
1999 Laws of Maine as enacted by the 119th Legislature
(December 1998 to May 2000)
2001 Laws of Maine as enacted by the 120th Legislature
(December 2000 to November 2002)
2003 Laws of Maine as enacted by the 121st Legislature
(December 2002 to April 2004)
2005 Laws of Maine as enacted by the 122nd Legislature
(December 2004 to May 2006)

2007 Laws of Maine as enacted by the 123rd Legislature


List of Titles, Maine Revised Statutes
TITLE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
TITLE 2: EXECUTIVE
TITLE 3: LEGISLATURE
TITLE 4: JUDICIARY
TITLE 5: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND SERVICES
TITLE 6: AERONAUTICS
TITLE 7: AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
TITLE 8: AMUSEMENTS AND SPORTS
TITLE 9: BANKS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
TITLE 9-A: MAINE CONSUMER CREDIT CODE
TITLE 9-B: FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
TITLE 10: COMMERCE AND TRADE
TITLE 11: UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE
TITLE 12: CONSERVATION
TITLE 13: CORPORATIONS
TITLE 13-A: MAINE BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
TITLE 13-B: MAINE NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT
TITLE 13-C: MAINE BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
TITLE 14: COURT PROCEDURE — CIVIL
TITLE 15: COURT PROCEDURE — CRIMINAL
TITLE 16: COURT PROCEDURE — EVIDENCE
TITLE 17: CRIMES
TITLE 17-A: MAINE CRIMINAL CODE
TITLE 18: DECEDENTS’ ESTATES AND FIDUCIARY RELATIONS
TITLE 18-A: PROBATE CODE
TITLE 18-B: TRUSTS
TITLE 19: DOMESTIC RELATIONS (HEADING: REPEALED 10/1/97 BY PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, @1 (rp); Pt. E, @2 (aff))
TITLE 19-A: DOMESTIC RELATIONS (HEADING: PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, @2 (new); Pt. E, @2 (aff))
TITLE 20: EDUCATION
TITLE 20-A: EDUCATION
TITLE 21: ELECTIONS
TITLE 21-A: ELECTIONS
TITLE 22: HEALTH AND WELFARE
TITLE 22-A: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
TITLE 23: HIGHWAYS
TITLE 24: INSURANCE
TITLE 24-A: MAINE INSURANCE CODE
TITLE 25: INTERNAL SECURITY AND PUBLIC SAFETY
TITLE 26: LABOR AND INDUSTRY
TITLE 27: LIBRARIES, HISTORY, CULTURE AND ART
TITLE 28: LIQUORS (HEADING: PL 1987, c. 45, Pt. A, @3 (rp))
TITLE 28-A: LIQUORS (HEADING: PL 1987, c. 45, Pt. A, @4 (new))
TITLE 29: MOTOR VEHICLES (HEADING: PL 1993, c. 683, @1 (rp); Pt. B, @5 (aff))
TITLE 29-A: MOTOR VEHICLES (HEADING: PL 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, @2 (new); Pt. B, @5 (aff))
TITLE 30: MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
TITLE 30-A: MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES (HEADING: PL 1987, c. 737, Pt. A, @2 (new))
TITLE 31: PARTNERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
TITLE 32: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
TITLE 33: PROPERTY
TITLE 34: PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS AND CORRECTIONS
TITLE 34-A: CORRECTIONS
TITLE 34-B: MENTAL HEALTH, MENTAL RETARDATION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES (HEADING: PL 1995, c. 560, Pt. K, @7 (rpr))
TITLE 35: PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS (Repealed by PL 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, @5)
TITLE 35-A: PUBLIC UTILITIES (HEADING: PL 1987, c. 141, Pt. A, @6 (new))
TITLE 36: TAXATION
TITLE 37: VETERANS’ SERVICES
TITLE 37-A: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND VETERANS SERVICES
TITLE 37-B: DEFENSE, VETERANS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (HEADING: PL 1997, c. 455, @9 (rpr))
TITLE 38: WATERS AND NAVIGATION
TITLE 39: WORKERS’ COMPENSATION (Repealed by PL 1991, c. 885, Pt. A, @7)

TITLE 39-A: WORKERS’ COMPENSATION (Enacted by PL 1991, c. 885, Pt. A, @8)

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