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Farmworkers, Work, & School
Learn how to prepare for hearings and appeals if you have been denied unemployment. What are the rules and what evidence is important to present to a hearing officer?
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.
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?
Some workers have to pay back unemployment benefits. If you are paid benefits, but then lose benefits when your employer appeals, you can be asked to repay the benefits you got earlier. Also, if you are overpaid because of some other mistake or you or the Department of Labor made, you may have to repay those benefits.
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.
Con muy pocas excepciones, todo trabajador en el Estado de Maine que experimenta o agrava una lesión, enfermedad, o una condición médica como resultado de las actividades de su empleo puede recibir compensaciones o beneficios según la Ley de Compensación al Trabajador. Más información sobre esta compensación aquí.
Información sobre cuales son los beneficios para trabajadores desempleados, como cualificar para los beneficios, y como obtenerlos si usted ha perdido su trabajo.