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Membership Alert: Maine DOL needs to hear from your business regarding PFML program rules

Who: Maine Department of Labor What: Public hearing and comment period for Paid Family and Medical Leave program rules. When: Public hearing in Augusta on Monday, June 10 at 9 am. Comments accepted through July 8. Where: Frances Perkins Room at 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta. Written comments, broken down by section, can be submitted here. Link to MFPC comment

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Maine Department of Labor Publishes Paid Family Medical Leave Rules for Public Comment

For Immediate Release: May 20, 2024 Maine Department of Labor Publishes Paid Family Medical Leave Rules for Public Comment The Department will accept comments through July 8 AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Labor has published proposed rules for Maine’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave Program, which is now available for comments from the

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May 2024 Newsletter

At the end of each session, I always take a moment to consider not only the impacts of the laws passed, but also the message that was sent to the forest industry. Do our goals as a state line up with our laws? What signals were sent to those looking to make investments in Maine?

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Don White MFPC Classic

Maine Forest Products Council is proud to announce our Annual Golf Tournament is right around the corner. Please mark your calendars for Thursday, July 11th. In memory of our longtime member and major proponent of this event, our Board of Directors has voted to rename this year’s event the Don White MFPC Classic. Please join

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Legislative Update – March 8, 2024

This week, while committees were working hard to address the remainder of the bills before them, the Maine Forest Products Council was following along while also focusing on the public hearing before the Board of Environmental Protections on the DEP’s proposed rules for Chapter 375: No Adverse Environmental Effect Standards of the Site Location of

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