Job Fair, 3 to 6 p.m., featuring 12 exhibitors with job openings. CareerCenter, 98 North Ave., Skowhegan.

J-1 foreign work and travel students, 3:30 p.m., welcome and orientation for seasonal workers in Old Orchard Beach. Hosted by the Community Watch Council, the town and the Chamber of Commerce and held at the Salvation Army Fellowship Hall, 2 Church St., Old Orchard Beach. Sessions are free and all foreign students and their sponsors, housing providers and employers are invited.


Medical and narcotic properties of marijuana, 9 a.m., part of a summer-long series of work groups related to policies and standards of the Maine employee drug testing law and medical marijuana in the workplace. Sessions will conclude in September and recommendations will be brought to the Legislature in January. Held at Department of Labor offices, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, and open to everyone. For more information, contact Mark Dawson at 623-7904 ([email protected]) or Amanda O’Leary at 623-7902 (Amanda.O’[email protected]).


CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, provides a variety of free services and workshops to help with job searches and to skill upgrades. Each of the 12 centers provides computer workstations and offers several employment-related programs throughout the month. The centers also participate in job fairs that are held at various locations. Call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) or go to to learn more.

The department’s Bureau of Labor Standards holds free safety courses for employers on a variety of topics at various statewide locations. Employers can find a schedule of classes and register at or call (877) 723-3345. Space is limited, so reservations are required.

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