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UMaine System To Continue Paying Employees, Maintain Benefits, As Coronavirus Impacts Grow

The University of Maine System is vowing to continue paying all of its employees through the fiscal year, which ends June 30.All of the university's seven campuses have been closed and educating is being done online. The university system employs nearly 4,700 people. 

The Chancellor's Office says benefits will also be maintained, even if circumstances prevent employees from paying their share of premiums.