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Farmworkers, Work, & School
Many Maine employers are using payroll cards instead of paper checks or direct deposit to pay wages. This is a growing trend around the country. Payroll cards may be good for some employees, but there are risks and hidden costs involved. Here’s what you need to know.
Are you a veteran considering applying for a Maine Professional license? Your military training may help! The Maine Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation will consider military training when reviewing applications. This means you may not have to complete certain required training programs.
If You or Your Spouse Have Been in the Armed Services You May Get Special Benefits When Applying for a State Job Maine gives benefits to some former members of the armed services and their spouses. You can get these if you are a veteran, or if your spouse was a veteran and has passed away.
Families of certain military veterans can attend a state-supported Maine college or vocational school tuition-free. This does not apply, however, to all veterans' families.
What is worker classification? Why does it matter how I'm classified? How can I tell which way I've been classified? I think I should be classified as an employee but how do I know?
This information tells you about some of the benefits you may be able to get if you lose your job. It includes only benefits which are administered by the Maine Department of Labor.
Last Updated 8/27/2021 Is PTLA open? Can I still get help? To protect our clients and staff, all PTLA offices are closed to the public. If you have a current case, please reach out to our staff by e-mail or phone.