A Comprehensive Primer on Labor and Employment Law
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As employment-related litigation rates continue to rise, employers must look for ways to proactively protect themselves in a legal manner. Human resource compliance can be one of the most costly and time-consuming aspects for a business; can you streamline the process and prevent unnecessary risk? This guide will get you up to speed so you can return to work confident in your abilities. Know the fundamentals of human resources: from hiring to firing and everything in-between. Order today!
This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course may receive up to 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn ethics or harassment and discrimination credit with self-study.
JANET V. BRITTON is an attorney in the legal department of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. She has conducted training sessions on labor and employment matters affecting both large and small businesses. Ms. Britton has experience advising federal contractors regarding compliance and affirmative action plan requirements (Executive Order 11246). She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Southern Maine, her M.A. degree from Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service, and her J.D. degree from the University of Maine School of Law. Ms. Britton is a member of the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project Pro Bono Attorney Panel. (Portland location)
AMY DIETERICH is an attorney in the firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott in Auburn, Maine, representing clients in the areas of employment, labor, family law, commercial litigation, and municipal and government law. Ms. Dieterich is admitted to practice in both the federal and state courts in Maine and New York. She was selected for inclusion in the 2017 and 2018 New England Rising Stars in the category of business litigation. Ms. Dieterich received her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Bryn Mawr College and her J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law. (Bangor location)
JAMES B. HADDOW is a partner with the Portland law firm of Petruccelli, Martin & Haddow, LLP, where he advises and represents clients on, among other things, matters of employment law. Mr. Haddow often speaks and writes about legal issues surrounding employment. He serves as treasurer on the Board of Governors of the Maine State Bar Association and is also a member of the Cumberland County and American bar associations; as well as the Maine Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Haddow has been engaged in the practice of law in Maine since 1986. He earned his B.A. degree in philosophy from Colby College and his J.D. degree from the University of Maine. He is the editor of A Practical Guide to Employment Law in Maine (Boston: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.), due to be published in June, 2019. (Bangor and Portland locations)
LAURA M. O'HANLON is associate general counsel for General Dynamic-Bath Iron Works. Prior to joining BIW, she held various positions with the Maine judicial branch, was in private practice with two civil law firms (with labor and employment law practices), and was a litigation attorney representing the United States Postal Service. Ms. O'Hanlon served as the director of Career Services at the University of Maine School of Law, from which she earned her J.D. degree. (Bangor and Portland locations)
ERIK PETERS is the principal attorney at the Law Office of Erik Peters in Portland, Maine. He practices in the areas of labor and employment law, personal injury litigation, and mediation. Mr. Peters is a member of the Maine State Bar Association and an inactive member of the Bars of Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Texas. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from the University of Houston Law Center. (Portland location)