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Rule Chapters for the Department of Labor

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12  150   Blind and Visually Impaired Division
(Note: This agency moved from 05, Department of Education on July 1, 1996.)
Ch. 15    Rules Governing the Business Enterprise Program for Individuals Who Are Blind
Ch. 101   Vocational Rehabilitation Services For Individuals
          Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
Ch. 105   Independent Living Services For Individuals
          Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Program Rules

12  152   Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
(Note: This agency moved from 05, Department of Education on July 1, 1996.)
Ch. 1     Rules
Ch. 5     Brain Injury Extended Support Program
Ch. 6     Basic Extended Support Rules
Ch. 7     Independent Living Services Program Policy Manual
Ch. 12    Rules for the Communication Equipment Fund Program for People
          with Disabilities
Ch. 20    Rules for Facilities Providing Adult Day Programs

12  168   Department of Labor - General
Ch. 3     Governor's Training Initiative Program (Joint rule with 19-100,
          Department of Economic and Community Development)
Ch. 10    Rules Governing Job Training Partnership Act Programs (JTPA)
          Grievance Procedures
Ch. 11    Rules of the Enterprise Option Program
Ch. 50    Nondiscrimination Policy and Grievance Procedure

12  170   Bureau of Labor Standards
Ch. 3     Rules Governing Administration of the Maine Wage Assurance Fund
Ch. 4     Rules Governing Occupational Safety and Health Grants
Ch. 6     Rules Governing Sanitary Conditions on Certain Railroad Property
Ch. 7     Rules Relating to Substance Abuse Testing
Ch. 8     Workplace Health and Safety Program for Employers with
          Modification Rate of 2 or More
Ch. 9     Rules Governing Administrative Civil Money Penalties for Labor Law Violations
Ch. 10    Rules Governing Employment Leave for Victims of Violence
Ch. 11    Rules Governing Hazardous Occupations for Minors under the Age
          of Eighteen in Non-Agricultural Employment
Ch. 12    Rules Relating to Equal Pay
Ch. 13    Rules Governing the Establishment and Use of
          Fair Minimum Wage Rates on State Construction Projects
Ch. 14    Rules Governing Alternative Methods of Payment of Overtime
          for Certain Drivers and Drivers Helpers
Ch. 15    Rules Relating to Severance Pay
Ch. 16    Rules Governing Definitions for Executive, Administrative, and Professional
          Exemptions from Minimum Wage and Overtime
Ch. 17    Rules Regarding Proof of Ownership by Employers Employing Foreign Laborers
          to Operate Logging Equipment

12  172   Maine Unemployment Insurance Commission
Ch. 1     Definitions
Ch. 2     Employer Notices, Records, Contributions and Reimbursement
          Payments and Reports
Ch. 3     Unemployment Benefits, Intrastate
Ch. 4     Unemployment Benefits, Interstate
Ch. 5     Rules of Practice Governing Adjudicatory Proceedings
Ch. 6     Seasonal Industry Program
Ch. 7     Advisory Rulings
Ch. 8     Payments for Dependents
Ch. 9     Able and Available Requirements
Ch. 10    Work Search Requirements
Ch. 11    Deputy Determinations
Ch. 12    Unemployment Compensation for Former Federal
          Civilian Employees (UCFE)
Ch. 13    Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service Members (UCX)
Ch. 14    Education Institution Employees
Ch. 15    Benefit Payments to Athletes
Ch. 16    Benefit Payments to Illegal Aliens
Ch. 17    Voluntary Leaving
Ch. 18    Discharge
Ch. 19    Other Remuneration
Ch. 20    Unemployment Fraud or Misrepresentation by Claimants
Ch. 21    Pension Payments
Ch. 22    Extended Benefits
Ch. 23    Dislocated Worker Benefits
Ch. 24    Approved Training
Ch. 25    Employee Leasing Companies
Ch. 26    Waivers
Ch. 100   (Repealed effective May 30, 2000)

12  179   Occupational Safety and Health Board
Ch. 1     Procedural Rules
Ch. 2     Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Employment
          in the Public Sector
Ch. 3     Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction 
          Employment in the Public Sector
Ch. 4     Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Firefighting
          in the Public Sector
Ch. 5     Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Public Safety Diving
Ch. 6     Recording Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in the Public Sector
Ch. 7     Minimum Driver Training Requirements for Fire Apparatus

12  180   Maine Labor Relations Board
Ch. 1-7   (Repealed effective January 1, 2001.)
Ch. 10    General Rules
Ch. 11    Bargaining Unit Composition and Representation Matters
Ch. 12    Prohibited Practice Complaints; Interpretive Rulings
Ch. 13    Resolution of Contract Negotiations Disputes

12  181   Maine Standing Committee on Apprenticeship
Ch. 1     Rules Relating to Labor Standards for Registration of
          Apprenticeship Programs
Ch. 2     Rules Relating to Labor Standards for Equal Opportunity for Employment
          of Women and Minorities in Apprenticeship Programs in the State of Maine
Ch. 3     Rules Relating to Labor Standards for Registration of Pre-Apprenticeship Programs

12  186   State Board of Arbitration and Conciliation
Ch. 1     General Rules of the State Board of Arbitration and Conciliation
Ch. 2     (Statutory authority repealed by P.L. 2009 c.381 eff. June 12, 2009)

12  597   Bureau of Employment Services
Ch. 1     Rules Governing Implementation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
Ch. 2     Rule Governing the Competitive Skills Scholarship Program