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Falling behind on student loan debt? Here's what you need to know

This classroom lays out your options for many different student loan debt situations. Is this classroom for you? You may use this classroom if:
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Unemployed Worker Benefits

This information tells you about some of the benefits you may be able to get if you lose your job. It includes only benefits which are administered by the Maine Department of Labor.
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Repaying Federal Student Loans

The world of student loans is becoming more complicated. So here is a brief overview of the basic lingo of student loans and repayment options.
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Benefits for Veterans and Their Families in State & Local Government Jobs

If You or Your Spouse Have Been in the Armed Services You May Get Special Benefits When Applying for a State Job Maine gives benefits to some former members of the armed services and their spouses. You can get these if you are a veteran, or if your spouse was a veteran and has passed away.
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Worker Classification: Employee vs. Independent Contractor

What is worker classification? Why does it matter how I'm classified? How can I tell which way I've been classified? I think I should be classified as an employee but how do I know?
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If You Lose Your Job

This is a very general outline of your rights as a worker in Maine. It covers basic questions you might have after losing your job. We also explain how the unemployment benefit system works. You may be unemployed because you were laid off or fired, or you quit. The facts of your particular situation will affect your rights under the law.