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"Rogue Supervisor" Ruling Won't Shield Most Employers from OSHA Violations

January 28, 2016 Media Mentions

Tawny Alvarez was quoted in a Business Insurancearticle titled "'Rogue supervisor' ruling won't shield most employers from OSHA violations," published on January 28, 2016. The article discusses the aftermath of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Quinlan v. U.S. Department of Labor, which raises questions about whether or not the actions of "rogue" supervisors may or may not be imputed to employers.

Read "'Rogue supervisor' ruling won't shield most employers from OSHA violations" on the Business Insurancewebsite.

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35 Verrill Attorneys Named 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

(November 9, 2020) – The 2020 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars© has recognized a total of 35 Verrill attorneys for excellence in their individual areas of practice. Only the top...

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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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Discrimination Defense

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Discrimination Defense

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FFCRA Leave Extended In New COVID-19 Relief

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Verrill Welcomes Labor and Employment Attorney Emily Coombs

(January 13, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Emily Coombs to the firm as a member of the Employment & Labor Group, resident in the firm’s Portland, Maine office. Coombs draws on...

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2021 Employment Law Annual Update Series

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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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What Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Mean for My Business?

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