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Maine Sexual Assault Resources: Sexual Assault and Schools

If you (or your child) have been sexually assaulted at school, there are laws that can help protect you. One of the most important laws is called Title IX (Title Nine). Title IX says that schools that get federal funding cannot discriminate based on sex. This includes almost all elementary schools, high schools, and colleges. Title IX says that… More
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Maine National Guard Education Assistance Program

Maine National Guard members may be eligible for full tuition at a state college or university. Learn about the requirements here.

H-2A: Health Care

Introduction to affordable health care options for H2A workers, including insurance and emergency Medicaid.

Farmworker News

Welcome to our Farmworker News homepage - this is where we post our latest newsletters. Visit our Farmworker Unit to learn more about our work and for more resources!

Your H-2A Contract

Information about H-2A Contracts from the 2016 edition of H-2A Contract News.

Heat Illness

Information for Agricultural Workers from PTLA's Farmworker Unit: The sun and heat can be dangerous. Protect your health. Drink water before you feel thirsty.
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Employee Social Media Privacy Rights

A new Maine law addresses workers’ social media privacy. The purpose of the new law is to protect both job applicants and employees in Maine. "Social media" includes everything from personal email accounts to facebook, instagram, twitter, tumblr, and pinterest.
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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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Competitive Skills Scholarship Program (CSSP)

Free training for high-wage in-demand Maine jobs.
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How to prepare for an Unemployment Compensation Hearing or Appeal

Learn how to prepare for hearings and appeals if you have been denied unemployment. What are the rules and what evidence is important to present to a hearing officer?