An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Subminimum Wage


State Policies & Initiatives: 

“Sec. 1. 26 MRSA §666, as amended by PL 2011, c. 483, §1, is further amended to read:

§666. Workers with disabilities

The director may not issue to an employer for a person with a disability a special certificate authorizing the employer to pay that person a wage less than the minimum wage, based on the ability of the person to perform the duties required for that employment in comparison to the ability of a person who does not have a disability to perform the same duties. An employer may not pay less than the minimum wage to a person by virtue of that person's having a mental or physical disability. A special certificate authorizing the payment of less than minimum wage to a person with a mental or physical disability issued pursuant to a law of this State or to a federal law is without effect.”

  • Other
  • Employer Engagement
  • 14(c)/Income Security
  • State of Maine
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