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Annual Employment Law Update: HR 2020 Vision for the Future

January 30, 2020 at 7:30am4:30pm (EDT)
The Westin Portland Harborview

157 High Street
Portland, Maine 04101

Foresight is 2020 - join us Thursday, January 30 at the Portland Harborview Hotel for a full day of programming. Attendees will gain insights into hot topics on the horizon for employers, an update on labor and employment laws and regulations, and a look into best practices for the workplace in the new decade.

For the conference agenda, click here. To register, click here.

This program is approved for 7 SHRM PDCs, 7 HRCI general credits, and 7.5 CLE general credits.

Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions.

Firm Highlights

News

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Event

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Matter

Discrimination Defense

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Matter

Discrimination Defense

We successfully defended a large aviation ground handling service company against claims of violation of the ADA and the FMLA—garnering summary judgment in their favor.

Publication/Podcast

Should You Adjust Your Plans Based on the New PPP Forgiveness Guidance?

Your inbox is likely flooded with news about the forgiveness guidance from the Small Business Administration (SBA) that came in the form of instructions on how to fill out the application. These instructions provided...

News

As the Economy Reopens, Businesses Must be Aware of Possible Lawsuits

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Blog

What will COVID-19 Liability Litigation Look Like for Consumer Facing Businesses?

The short answer is, no one knows right now because the issues arising from COVID-19 are extraordinarily rare and distinguishable from more typical claims against retail, restaurants, and similar consumer facing businesses. For example...

Publication/Podcast

Webinar Materials: Avoiding Risk & Litigation in the COVID-19 Work Environment

On May 28, Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez and MassPay's Paul Carelis presented "Avoiding Risk & Litigation in the COVID-19 Work Environment" and discussed unknowns and liabilities for businesses when returning to work begins. Our...

Blog

This Week's Show: Don't Forget General Obligations When Focusing On COVID-19

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Event

Central Maine Human Resources Association Chapter Meeting: Flexible Work Options

Employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez will be presenting at the Central Maine Human Resources Association Chapter Meeting. This month's chapter meeting will focus on flexible work options. Tawny will discuss how policy impacts...