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Federal Judge Puts Brakes on New OT Rules Slated to Take Effect Dec. 1

November 23, 2016 Media Mentions

Tawny Alvarez commented on a temporary injunction against the implementation of the Department of Labor's new overtime regulations granted by a judge in the Eastern District of Texas in a Mainebiz article entitled "Federal Judge Puts Brakes on New OT Rules Slated to Take Effect Dec. 1" from November 23, 2016. Tawny cautioned that businesses should not assume that the DOL's new rules regarding overtime will not be eventually implemented, and that plans to adhere to the new rules should continue despite the temporary injunction.

Read "Federal Judge Puts Brakes on New OT Rules Slated to Take Effect Dec. 1" from Mainebiz.

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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...

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This Week's Show: Why Diversity and Inclusion Programs Fail

On Saturday, September 19, Tawny interviewed Asker Saeed, Principal of Saeed Consulting LLC, for this segment of HR Power Hour. For this episode, Asker and Tawny discuss why diversity and inclusion programs fail...

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Nearly 80 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2021, Including a Dozen Named Lawyers of the Year

(August 24, 2020) – Nearly 80 Verrill attorneys were recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2021 , including 12 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer...

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Discrimination Defense

We successfully defended a regional hotel chain against administrative claims of ADA and MHRA disability discrimination.

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Employee Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Restrictions: Traps for the Unwary

On Tuesday, October 6, employment and labor attorneys Tawny Alvarez and Scott Connolly will be presenting with The Middlesex Corporation Vice President and General Counsel Joshua Wernig for Verrill and ACC Northeast's program, Employee...

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Action Item & FAQ: New Maine Paid Leave Rules Address Business Concerns

On January 1, 2021, LD 369, An Act Authorizing Earned Employee Leave takes effect for Maine employers. Passed by the Legislature in 2019, Maine employers have been patiently waiting for clarification as to the...

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Developing Positive Workplace Relationships Through Cultural Diversity and Company Culture

On October 8, employment and labor attorney Liz Johnston will be presenting with panelists Carol Marzouk of Leadership 'N' Soul and Thea Foglietta Silverstein of Travelers during Perrin Conferences' Developing Positive Workplace Relationships Through...

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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.

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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...

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

On May 11, the Bangor Daily News published an article, "Lawsuits may be next battleground for businesses as pandemic economy reopens," where legal experts give insight on the lawsuits to come as businesses begin...