Extend the Notice of Injury Period in the Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992

Last updated: Feb 22, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Senator Shenna Bellows, Senate 14 - Kennebec County
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 947

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

Under current law governing workers' compensation, an employee must provide notice of injury to an employer within 30 days after the date of injury. This bill provides that, for claims for which the date of injury is on or after January 1, 2020, an employee must provide to the employer notice of the injury within 180 days after the date of injury.