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Is Your Brewery Accessible?

April 16, 2019 Media Mentions

The Brewers Association published labor and employment attorney Tawny Alvarez's article entitled, Is Your Brewery Accessible? Not only should accessibility to your customers mean your brewery supply be fully stocked, but accessibility also relates to your brewpub's physical space, your online presence, and your ability to deal with service animals. Read Tawny's full article discussing how a brewery can be fully accessible under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Access a PDF version of the article here.

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What Employers Need to Know about the New Noncompetition Law in Maine

On June 28, 2019, Maine Governor Janet Mills signed a bill into law that significantly limits an employer's use of noncompetition agreements; i.e., an agreement that prohibits an employee from working in the same...

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EEOC Announces EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Collection Will NOT Be Renewed

Yesterday, September 11, 2019, the EEOC announced that it will not seek to renew collection of EEO-1 Component 2 Data for 2019, 2020, and 2021.  This does not impact employer’s current EEO-1 obligations to...

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Compromise Reached in Maine Workers’ Compensation Reform

Governor Mills has signed into law amendments to the existing Workers’ Compensation Act that are the product of a bipartisan effort to avoid a series of proposed legislation that would have had the very...

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61 Verrill Attorneys Honored as Best Lawyers, 12 as Lawyers of the Year

(September 3, 2019) – More than 60 Verrill attorneys were once again recognized as “Best Lawyers” by Best Lawyers® 2020 . In addition, 12 attorneys from the firm were named “Lawyer of the Year,&rdquo...

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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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The Sharpie and Employment Litigation Documentation

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What Maine Employers Need To Know About Changes In Personnel Practices Following This Legislative Session

In late June, labor and employment attorney Tawny Alvarez and Division Leader Paul Carelis of MassPay partnered to deliver a discussion on the latest laws and regulations that were enacted during Maine's most recent...

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Maine's Parental Comp Benefits

Early this month,  Business Insurance  published an article, authored by Louise Esola, entitled "Expansion of Parental Comp Benefits in Maine Unlikely to Spread." The article discusses an amendment to Maine workers’ compensation law such that...

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Alert: Government Contractors and Employers of 100 or More Employees Must File New EEOC Report by September 30, 2019

EEO-1 Component 2 Report Due by September 30, 2019 All employers that are required to submit an EEO-1 federal report -- employers of 100 or more or federal government contractors and first-tier subcontractors with...

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Discrimination Defense

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