Author: Department of Labor

The Maine Department of Labor promotes the safety and economic well being of all individuals and businesses in Maine by promoting independence and life long learning, by fostering economic stability and by ensuring the safe and fair treatment of all people on the job.

On Monday, June 13, 2016, the Maine Department of Labor formally submitted public comments to Secretary of State Matt Dunlap regarding the proposed question for “An Act to Raise the Minimum Wage.” Maine law, Title 21-A §905-A, requires that the Secretary of State provide a 30-day public comment period for the purpose of receiving comments on the content and form of proposed questions to be placed on the ballot for any pending initiatives. The wording of the question for “An Act to Raise the Minimum Wage” as proposed for public comment is as follows: “Do you want to raise the minimum…

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