COVID-19 Legal Update: Maine

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Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission

Workers' Compensation Board

 

How does the state define an occupational disease?

§ 603 A disease that is due to causes and conditions characteristic of a particular trade, occupation, process, or employment and that arises out of and in the course of employment.

 

COVid-19 Specific Laws, agency declarations/ press releases, or enacted regulation?

WCB's FAQs Relating to COVID-19
     March 27, 2020

Maine Bureau of Insurance's Notices, Orders & Bulletins

Maine Workers' Compensation Board COVID-19 & FAQs (including hearing information)

 

Court Closures & Modified Call

Board Information

 

Is the administrative court system closed or open?

Open but limited (mostly telephonic) - closed to the public.

 

Does this state have a shelter-in-place in order?

No - order was 4/1/20 until 5/31/20; phased re-opening began 5/1/20.

 

ANY STATE-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON DISABILITY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR COVID-19? 

Unemployment.

 

Last Updated: 7/14/2020