What are the rules on final paychecks in Maine?

Generally, under Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 26 § 626, an employer must issue a final paycheck to a terminated employee on the next regularly scheduled pay date, or within two weeks of demand for payment, whichever is earlier. Likewise, under Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 26 § 626, an employee who quits his or her job is entitled to a final paycheck no later than the next regularly scheduled pay date or within two weeks of demand for payment, whichever is earlier. 

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

Additional Wage and Hour Articles

Search LawInfo's Wage and Hour Resources