About the Maine Department of Labor

Dear Maine Job Seekers, Workers and Employers:

Welcome to the Maine Department of Labor. We want to help you succeed, and we want Maine's economy to grow. The Department of Labor's team is committed to providing quality service and helping our workforce gain the right skills to meet the needs of current and future employers.

Our goal is to ensure that everyone complies with the law and that employers have a level playing field.

Mainers are known worldwide for our work ethic and the quality of our products and services. The LePage Administration is committed to leveraging our skilled workforce to help Maine compete in the global economy and ensure that our workers have career paths that pay good wages.

Jeanne Paquette

Jeanne Paquette, Commissioner

The Maine Department of Labor promotes the safety and economic well being of all individuals and businesses in Maine by promoting independence and life long learning, by fostering economic stability and by ensuring the safe and fair treatment of all people on the job.