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Verrill Attorney Elizabeth T. Johnston Elected as New Lawyers Section Representative of Maine State Bar Association (MSBA) Board of Governors

March 22, 2022 Press Releases

(March 22, 2022) – Verrill attorney Elizabeth T. Johnston has been elected as the New Lawyers Section Representative of the Maine State Bar Association (MSBA) Board of Governors.

The MSBA's policy-making organization is comprised of a 23-member board of elected governors. Elected biennially to two-year terms by the Association's members, the board members meet approximately 10 times each year to devise and execute strategic goals to promote the honor, dignity, and professionalism of lawyers, advance the knowledge, skills, and interests of MSBA members, and support the public interest in a fair and effective system of justice.

Johnston is part of Verrill’s Labor & Employment Group where she represents employers and insurers in civil and administrative matters involving various aspects of employment law.

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What Employers Need to Know About Access to Reproductive Care After Dobbs

The United States Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization , No. 19-1392 (June 24, 2022) overturning Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, has led to a host of...

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Verrill Attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith Elected President of National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network

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Massachusetts Employee Fired For Submitting PIP Rebuttal Protected By Public Policy

In a recent decision, Terence Meehan v. Medical Information Technology, Inc. , the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that an employer cannot terminate an employee for exercising the right to file a rebuttal to...

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Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

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Federal Vaccine Mandates: How to Respond to Ever-Changing Court Rulings

OSHA’s ETS, CMS’s Mandate, Federal Contractor Mandates, each of these federal vaccine policies have experienced legal challenges over the course of the last two months. On January 11, 2022, Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez on...

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77 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2023, Including Six Named Lawyers of the Year

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Should You Be Paying Overtime to Your Office Staff?

Office workers who perform receptionist, secretarial, and other administrative tasks often are incorrectly classified as exempt from overtime pay because they receive a salary and have job titles such as "executive assistant." However, such...

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Double Check: COVID-19 Policy

While in March of 2020 , I believe many individuals hoped that by July of 2022 we would no longer be concerned with COVID-19 Policies, such, unfortunately, is not the case. Yesterday , the...

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Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (1st Session)

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Massachusetts Employers Beware: Any Late Wage Payment Means Liability for Triple Damages

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