The Maine Department of Labor has made recent changes to the minimum wage within the state creating a new poster change. The minimum wage poster change is a mandatory poster change that is on the Maine State Labor Poster.
The New Minimum Wage for Maine
The previous minimum wage in Maine was $12.15 per hour and has been increased to $12.75 per hour in this poster change. There has also been a minimum wage increase for wage/service employees. The new minimum wage for wage/service employees has been increased to $6.38 per hour and this is also included in the poster change.
How this Affects Employees
This is a big poster change from the Maine Department of Labor. Starting January 1, 2022, the new minimum salary threshold is $735.59 per week, or $38,251 per year. With this poster change and increase in minimum wage it greatly helps employees move towards a more sustainable minimum wage in Maine.
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