Drew Sigfridson, SIOR / March 20, 2020
On March 17, Governor Mills and the Legislature enacted bipartisan legislation to increase flexibility in Maine’s unemployment benefits program. It expands eligibility for benefits to people who are affected by COVID-19 but have not lost their job. The full text of the legislation can be found here.
To file for unemployment benefits, visit maine.gov/unemployment
For Employer Services for Unemployment click here.
For Unemployment Insurance FAQs click here.
Maine’s Leave Laws:
Maine Governor Janet Mills:
For the Office of Governor Mills click here.
View Executive Order here. A full list of essential businesses is featured on page 2 of the Executive Order.
Maine Department of Economic and Community Development:
For the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development click here.
Employers are encouraged to go online for resources, but can also call 1-800-872-3838 in Maine and 1-800-541-5872 outside Maine or email firstname.lastname@example.org