- This change has passed.
Maine: The annual minimum wage increase goes into effect.
January 1, 2020
Maine’s minimum wage will increase to $12.00 on January 1, 2020.
Beginning on January 1, 2021, the minimum wage will increase each year consistent with the percentage increase for the prior year in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, CPI-W, for the Northeast Region, or its successor index, as published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics or its successor agency, with the amount of the minimum wage increase rounded to the nearest multiple of $0.05. Maine Department of Labor: Minimum Wage, ME Statute 664(1)