Category: Firm News

How Do the New Leave Laws Apply to Your Business

March 20, 2020 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, HR 6201, was signed into law last night by the President. There are two components to the law. The following is a summary of both sections of the law. We will continue to provide updates as they become available. The Public Health Emergency ‎Leave Law This …

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HR 6201 Creates new FMLA Entitlement and Paid Leave for Employees

March 19, 2020 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, HR 6201, was signed into law last night by the President.  There are two components to the law.  The following is a summary of both sections of the law.  We will continue to provide updates as they become available. The Public Health Emergency ‎Leave Law This …

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New U.S. House Legislation Related to Coronavirus

March 18, 2020 This is an update about the recent legislation passed by the US House of Representatives, H.R. 6201, “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” which would have several different impacts on employers.  Please note that this is just the House legislation and has not yet been acted on by the Senate, which may change …

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“COVID-19: What Nobody Is Talking About”

March 17, 2020 What if I catch COVID-19? What if I am so sick that I can’t pay my bills or make medical decisions for myself? My family doesn’t know how to take care of me – what do I do? I am sure, if you are watching the news, you are seeing the daily …

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What does the threat of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) mean for your workplace?

What does COVID-19 Mean for your Workplace PART II  What does COVID-19 Mean for your Workplace PART I      The Maine Department of Labor has received questions from employers and workers around COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. Therefore, the Department put together the following resources. The Maine Center for Disease Control (CDC) continues …

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Congratulations to Rudman Winchell’s Allison Economy

Congratulations to Rudman Winchell’s Allison Economy for being selected by Super Lawyers as a 2019 New England Rising Star for her tireless and dedicated work as a business litigator. This recognition is reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys in New England who exhibit excellence in practice. Attorney Economy works very hard to ensure that …

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