Maine Labor Relations Board Homepage


*SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT*

Until further notice, the Maine Labor Relations Board’s physical office space will be open by appointment only.  During this time, absent an in-person appointment or a scheduled hearing or election tally, the Board’s staff will work remotely and will be accessible via email and phone during office hours.  Please contact the Board’s staff at (207) 287-2015 or via email to make an in-person appointment.  All parties should continue to E-File all prohibited practice complaints, requests for mediation and arbitration, and petitions for elections or majority sign-up.


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.