Tag: Portland

New year brings new minimum wage, posting requirements in Portland

by Peter Lowe A new year means different things for different people, but for Portland employers, the first of the year means a new hike in the minimum wage along with related posting requirements. The new minimum wage, set at $10.10 per hour for all employees, comes as the result of a municipal ordinance passed […]


Maine Fire Department Pays $850K to Settle Sexual Harassment Cases

by Daniel C. Stockford The long-running saga of sexual harassment in the City of Westbrook Fire Department has come to an end with large settlement payments to two female firefighters. Under the settlement agreement, firefighter Kathy Rogers is set to receive about $480,000, while her colleague, Lisa Theberge, will receive about $370,000. Rogers and Theberge […]