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B&I Issues Employment Law Update on FFCRA and Maine Earned Paid Leave Act Rules

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B&I has published a new employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. In this update, we address revised regulations implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and final rules issued under the Maine Earned Paid Leave Act.

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Peter Lowe and Hannah Wurgaft Address Kennebec Valley HR Association

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B&I partner Peter Lowe and attorney Hannah Wurgaft offered an employment law update to the Kennebec Valley Human Resources Association on September 9, 2020. Entitled, “What’s New in Employment Law? A Practical Guide for Keeping HR Up to Date,” their presentation addressed the latest developments, including the landmark LGBTQ+ Supreme Court ruling; legal issues arising...

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Peter Brann Co-Teaching Popular Harvard Law School Course

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For the Fall 2020 term, partner Peter Brann will once again be offering his course at the Harvard Law School on “The Role of the State Attorney General,” co-taught with James Tierney, the former Maine Attorney General. Brann and Tierney have taught this class at Columbia and Harvard Law Schools for several years, with Harvard...

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B&I Issues Employment Law Update on the FFCRA and Back to School Issues

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B&I has published a new employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. In this update, we address new Department of Labor guidance related to back-to-school issues, such as the conditions under which parental leave may be available in light of different school opening scenarios.

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Nine Brann & Isaacson Attorneys Included in Rankings Published by The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

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Included in The Best Lawyers in America (2021 Edition): George S. Isaacson, Commercial Litigation; Litigation and Controversy—Tax; Martin I. Eisenstein, Litigation and Controversy–Tax; Tax Law; Martha E. Greene, Trusts and Estates; Peter D. Lowe, Employment Law—Management; Benjamin W. Lund, Corporate Law; Real Estate Law; Peter J. Brann, Commercial Litigation; Litigation—Intellectual Property; Litigation—Patent; and Daniel A....

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B&I Issues Employment Law Updates on FFCRA Litigation and MHRC Q&A

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B&I has added two new employment law updates to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. In one update, we review the fall-out from a decision by a federal court in New York invalidating certain provisions of the Department of Labor’s regulations implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). In the second, we cover issues relevant...

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B&I Attorney’s Article on When to Trademark Featured in MaineBiz

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MaineBiz has published an article by Brann & Isaacson partner Stacy O. Stitham on “How to Know When to Trademark—and When Not To.” In the piece, Stitham addresses some considerations that go into whether and where to register a trademark: trademarks must be source-identifying; the extent of use is a key factor; and state and...

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Update on Testing, Quarantine, and Return to Work Guidance

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B&I has published an employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. The new update summarizes revised, symptoms-based return to work guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Maine guidance on testing and travel restrictions.

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Update on Department of Labor Guidance

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B&I has published an employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. The new update summarizes newly published guidance from the Department of Labor on the protections and requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical and Leave Act, and Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Update on Maine Executive Order on Face Coverings

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B&I has published an employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. The new update summarizes Governor Janet Mill’s Executive Order #2, which requires certain Maine businesses to “implement measures requiring customers to wear face coverings.”

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