There have been recent updates to posting requirements in Maine and Massachusetts. These posting changes are summarized below. To stay in compliance with these recent changes, all businesses in Maine and Massachusetts with at least one employee on payroll must display these updated postings in their locations.
Maine Labor Law Updates
Employment Security Law
March 14, 2019 The Maine Department of Labor has updated their Employment Security Law notice. The name of the agency that checks the Social Security and/or Alien Permit numbers of alien workers has changed. This process is now handled by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. On the previous Employment Security Law notice, the agency was listed as the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Naturalization Service. The poster revision date is March 14, 2019.
Regulation of Employment
March 14, 2019 The Maine Department of Labor has updated their Regulation of Employment notice. The updated notice reflects a new email address. The poster revision date is March 14, 2019.
Massachusettes Labor Law Update
Paid Family and Medical Leave
April 8, 2019 The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has released a Paid Family and Medical Leave notice. The new notice reflects that most workers in Massachusetts will be eligible to get up to 12 weeks of paid family leave and up to 20 weeks of paid medical leave. The program will be funded by premiums paid by employees, employers, and the self-employed. Contributions to the program will begin on July 1, 2019, and will be managed through the Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML). The poster revision date is April 8, 2019.