COVID-19: The Latest Legal Updates for Your Workplace
Attorneys Dieterich and Malloy will discuss current workplace-related COVID issues from the perspective of both a plaintiff?s lawyer and an employer?s counsel. They will discuss leave issues, from ADA and FMLA through FFCRA and the new Maine paid leave law going into effect. They will also talk about COVID vaccinations and flu shots in the workplace.
This unique perspective from both plaintiff and employers counsel will surely give you the information you need to avoid pitfalls.
Michael Malloy is a business lawyer devoted to serving the individuals and organizations working to build a better Maine. Michael?s practice includes the areas of commercial transactions, M&A, and HR issues from the employer?s perspective. He represents a number of lenders and small business owners, and also serves as general counsel to one of Maine?s largest municipalities. Involved in his community and within the bar, Michael is a frequent presenter and preferred business partner of the Maine Dental Association and is the President of the Androscoggin County Bar Association. Michael is also a Trustee of the Auburn Public Library, a Board Member of the Catholic Foundation of Maine. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star in the area of Business Law since 2015. When not practicing law or learning a new technological tool to integrate into the practice, Michael is usually skiing or thinking about skiing with his wife and kids.
Amy Dieterich is a shareholder with the firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott in Auburn. Amy represents individual clients and businesses in commercial disputes, family matters, employment and labor law issues, as well as litigation, arbitration, and regulatory proceedings. Amy was selected for inclusion in 2017, 2018 and 2019, and 2020 New England Rising Stars© in the category of Business Litigation. Amy was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 for her work in the practice area of Employment Law ? Individuals. In her spare time, Amy serves on the City of Auburn?s Board of Assessment Review, is a Trustee of ACADIA Academy in Lewiston, and is a coach for the Lewiston High School Mock Trial Team.
HR Thursdays are presented in partnership with the LA Metro Chamber, Central Maine Human Resource Association, and Central Maine Community College and offer employers resources and tools to help gain a competitive edge. Presenters will share best practices to business owners, HR staff and hiring managers in order to create meaningful recruitment, training, and retention strategies. HR Thursdays allow participants, whether employers of one employee or 1500, to gain the information needed to survive the tight labor market while giving tangible, and usable, tools, and resources.