Tag: Maine

Workplace Discrimination: Decoding The Maine Human Rights Act

When making any employment decision, whether it’s to hire, fire, promote, or demote an employee, each and every employer in Maine must be aware of the Maine Human Rights Act. See 5 M.R.S. § 4551-4634. The Maine Human Rights Act (“MHRA” or “the Act”) is Maine’s own anti-discrimination law. The MHRA prohibits discrimination based on …

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Municipal Regulation of Solar Power in Maine

As my colleague wrote in a recent blog article called Maine Landowner’s Guide to Solar Leases, recent legislative developments incentivize solar power in Maine. This led to a “land rush” of out-of-state solar developers seeking to obtain interests in land from Maine landowners for potential solar development. With any rush for development, comes concerns from …

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