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Links to state and federal websites and other important resources for employers, employees, and Human Resources professionals.

If you know of a resource you think others would find useful and would like to see it listed here, let us know.


Maine Department of Labor (Maine DOL)

  • State employment laws
  • State independent contractor rules
  • Unemployment
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Safety training & compliance assistance

Maine Revenue Services (MRS)

  • State tax laws, rules and forms
  • Businesses and individuals

Maine Human Rights Commission (MHRC)

  • Anti-discrimination law enforcement

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

  • Federal wage and hour law
  • Exempt and non-exempt employee status
  • Compliance assistance
  • Independent contractor rules for DOL

  • Job analysis and job description development

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

  • Labor statistics & wage data

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

  • Federal tax laws, rules and forms
  • Businesses and individuals
  • Independent contractor rules for IRS

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

  • Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination & enforcement

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

  • Safety laws training compliance assistance

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

  • Human resource data – laws, policies, forms and tools

Human Resources Association of Southern Maine (HRASM)

  • Local chapter of SHRM

American Payroll Association (APA)

  • Payroll guidance and information

Employee Benefits Security Administration

  • Benefit plan compliance and assistance (health and retirement) COBRA HIPPA

Affordable Care Act Exchange Notices

Affordable Care Act Information and Health Insurance Marketplace

COBRA Information & Notices for Continuation of Health Coverage

Assistive Technology Resources

Moving and Relocation Services


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