Maine LD 486: An Act To Require Adequate Rest Breaks for Employees

LD 486 (subjects: EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES , SCHEDULING )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=486&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Justin Chenette of Saco: (D – District 15) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

5 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/24/2015 House Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/24/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Volk of Cumberland, REFERRED to the Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, in concurrence.
3/24/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Require Adequate Rest Breaks for Employees

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 26 MRSA 601, sub- 1, as enacted by PL 1985, c. 212, is repealed.

summary

This bill repeals a provision of law exempting businesses with fewer than 3 employees on duty at any one time from having to provide employees 30-minute breaks for every 6 hours worked.

Patterns of Support

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