Restore Overtime Protections for Maine Workers
|Category:||Wage and Labor|
|Sponsor:||Representative Rachel Talbot-Ross, House 40|
|Bill #:||LD 607|
UPDATE 4/14/21: This bill has been recommeded to be carried over to 2022.
UPDATE 3/21/21: The bill sponsor is proposing an amendment which makes the bill worse for employers. It would:
1. Until December 31, 2021, the rate is 3,000 times the state minimum wage;
2. Beginning January 1, 2022, the rate is 3,500 times the state minimum wage;
3. Beginning January 1, 2023, the rate is 4,000 times the state minimum wage; and
4. Beginning January 1, 2024, the rate is 4,500 times the state minimum wage.
Representative Talbot Ross of Portland would annually raises the minimum salary that an employee who works in an executive, administrative or professional capacity must earn in order for that employee to be exempt from the laws governing the minimum wage and overtime pay until it is $55,224 20 on January 1, 2024. It would increase annually thereafter.