Maine Labor Relations Board Homepage

Welcome to the homepage of the Maine Labor Relations Board and its affiliated organizations, the Panel of Mediators and the Board of Arbitration and Conciliation.

The Maine Labor Relations Board administers and enforces the state's laws that govern collective bargaining for public sector employees and employers. This includes Maine's cities and towns, school districts, water and sewer districts, the University and Community College Systems, Maine Maritime Academy, and all three branches of Maine's state government. The Panel of Mediators and the Board of Arbitration and Conciliation are assigned as needed to help the parties resolve contract negotiations disputes and contract grievances.