AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Standards is offering a free Wage and Hour Compliance Assistance course for employers.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 3 at the Lewiston CareerCenter, 5 Mollison Way.

The seminar covers wage and hour laws, including minimum wage, overtime, youth employment, severance pay, equal pay, leave requirements (family medical leave, family sick leave and domestic violence) and break requirements. It also addresses commonly asked labor-related questions. Wage and Hour Compliance Assistance is designed for human resource or benefits professionals, accountants, business owners, managers or payroll supervisors.

The Bureau of Labor Standards is Maine’s regulatory agency overseeing labor and employment law and workplace safety; it provides both consultation and enforcement services. The division promotes and achieves compliance with labor standards to protect and enhance the welfare of Maine’s workforce.

Maine Department of Labor is an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.

To register, visit safetyworksmaine.gov or call 1-877-723-3345).


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