Maine finalizes rules for mandatory paid leave law

Portland Press Herald: Maine officials said Monday that they have finished writing the rules for the state’s first-in-the-nation mandatory paid leave law.

The law, signed by Gov. Janet Mills in May 2019, says that beginning in January employees of businesses with more than 10 workers can earn up to 40 hours of paid leave. Maine is the first state to require paid leave for use outside of illness.

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