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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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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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Legislative Update – March 1, 2024

With 47 days left until Statutory Adjournment, committees are working diligently on the bills that remain. This week, the Council testified on two bills. On Monday, we testified in opposition to LD 2007, “An Act to Advance Self-determination for Wabanaki Nations.” As introduced, the bill is largely a repeat of legislation that we strongly opposed last

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