Introduction Many people use self-storage facilities for a variety of reasons. It is important to know your rights when you put your property in a self-storage unit. There is a specific Maine law that covers self-storage facilities.
Introduction Owning a car is necessary for many people in Maine. Especially in rural communities, having a car may be the only way you can get to work, buy groceries, and get to school or medical appointments.
Introduction Maine has old homes and old homes need repairs. In fact, all homes will need repairs at some point! Home repairs can be expensive and can affect your life in many ways.
What happens if I am sued for a debt in district court? If you are sued for a debt in district court, the creditor is the Plaintiff and you are the Defendant.
Are you or do you know someone who is trapped or unable to leave a work situation? You may be victim of human labor trafficking. There are laws to protect workers in these situations. Know the signs, know your rights!
Read this page to learn about laws that protect farmworkers, information about where to get legal help, and information about COVID-19, workers’ compensation, minimum wage, and federal farmworker protections.
What is the minimum wage for farmworkers? The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. You must be paid at least $7.25 per hour. Even if you are paid on a piece rate basis, your hourly wages each week must average at least $7.25 per hour or your state’s minimum wage for agricultural workers.