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HR Thursdays: Creating Handbooks & Policies That Work

March 20, 2018 Media Mentions

Labor & Employment attorney Tawny Alvarez was recently mentioned in an online Sun Journal article entitled "Chamber's HR Thursday offering March 22." The article discusses the upcoming seminar Tawny will present to Lewiston-Auburn Chamber members on Thursday, March 22, in partnership with the Central Maine Human Resource Association and the Lewiston CareerCenter.

The seminar will discuss the ever changing social landscape of the workplace and the necessary steps HR Professionals should take when reexamining their employee handbooks .

Read the full article on the Sun Journal website here.

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Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Committee

In the spring of 2021, employment and labor attorney Beth Smith published an article in the American Bar Association's The Brief publication. Entitled "Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Committee," Beth discusses how this committee...

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Maine Employers Navigate Office Reopening Concerns

On April 4, Portland Press Herald published an article, "Maine Employers Navigate Complexities of Office Reopening." The article discusses how the process of employees returning to their companies' offices is full of legal, ethical...

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Maine's Evolving Economy and the Future of Remote Work

On June 8, Maine Public published "The Future of Remote Work: The Outlook for Maine Employers and Workers As Offices Re-Open," covering its Maine’s Evolving Economy series that focuses on the shifts in Maine’s...

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This Week's Show: New Tools to Coach, Counsel, and Cheer

On Saturday, July 17, David Ciullo, co-host of HR Power Hour, interviewed Christopher Lee, the Chief Human Resources Officer for William & Mary, for this segment of HR Power Hour. For this episode, David...

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Connecticut Employers Take Note – Cease Seeking Past Pay Information

Big changes are coming to Connecticut employers and with it, many organizational hiring practices with the passage of HB Number 6380. HB Number 6380 limits the disclosure of wage information from past positions. Currently...

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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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Future of Non-Competes: Insights into Executive Order Promoting Competition in the American Economy

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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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2021 Employment Law Annual Update Series: Part Eight

Join us for the eighth part of our 2021 Employment Law Annual Update! The virtual series will continue through the year on the third Thursday of each month . This year, we are taking...

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Portland Maine Business Podcast with Tawny Alvarez

On this week's Portland Maine Business Podcast , a podcast with Shelby Turcotte of Shelby Trained, he interviews employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez who shares stories that contributed to shaping her as a...

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