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Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, Maine will require employers with ten or more employees to implement a paid leave policy for employees unless they are subject to a collective bargaining agreement. This new rule which allows eligible employees to earn one hour of paid leave that may be used for any reason for every 40 hours worked, up to 40 hours per year.

The new regulations, issued in September 2020, clarify certain provisions of the law.  You can learn more here.