Maine Hours of Work laws & compensation compliance analysis

Maine Hours of Work: What you need to know

Employers must keep daily records of the hours worked by [nonexempt] employees (ME Rev. Stat. Tit. 26 Sec. 622).
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Exception. Employers are not required to keep time records for employees who are paid fixed weekly salaries regardless of the number of hours worked.
Note: The statutory language in the exception above, although brief, seems to be referring to the exemptions recognized under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.Also note that employers need to keep records for any employee who is classified as nonexempt, even if paid on a salary basis.

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