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Collective Bargaining for School Board Members

This one-day workshop is designed to prepare school board negotiators, superintendents and business managers, for collective bargaining with their unionized staff. You and your team will come away with practical guidance you can take to the bargaining table! The workshop is designed to cover every aspect of negotiations and includes the legal bargaining requirements; strategies for success at the bargaining table; tips on how to discourage bad behavior from the unions; practical training in the bargaining process; pragmatic approaches to negotiate difficult and contentious issues; and answers to your bargaining questions.


December 6, 2019

Allen L. Kropp
Allen Kropp Appointed by the Governor Mills to the State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Drummond Woodsum Attorney Allen Kropp was recently appointed to the State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and Visually Impaired by Governor Janet Mills. Allen has extensive expertise in civil rights compliance, program administration, and educating schools, colleges, and other stakeholders on disability and other civil rights matters.  

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December 5, 2019
Effective Employee Evaluations

The Drummond Woodsum Employment & Labor Group invites you to its quarterly complimentary Human Resource gathering. At our last gathering of 2019 we will focus on the important topic of Effective Employee Evaluations. All supervisors are tasked with ensuring that their employees are performing to their potential. 

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Manchester, NH

Employment & Labor


December 4, 2019
Significant Cases and Highlights From 2019

The Drummond Woodsum Employment & Labor Group invites you to its quarterly complimentary Human Resource gathering. Our last get together for 2019 will focus on the significant cases handled by our labor and employment team this year, as well as other employment law highlights from the past year.

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December 1, 2019

Hannah E. King
The Race is on for Recreational Marijuana Licenses in Maine

The state will start accepting marijuana business licenses this month, but in some Maine communities that are welcoming the new industry, the race to be first in market has already begun. In a few it’s almost over, and in others the market is already closed, at least for now.


BALANCING ACT! Making the Laws Fit for Students with Behavior Challenges

Our Drummond Woodsum special education team will explore all the state and federal laws that impact how schools intervene with behaviorally challenging students. This review will look at both regular and special education laws, and how they all fit together. This is a key conference for any school officials who have to address student behavioral issues in school.


November/December 2019

Anna B. Cole
Appeal of Preve: Employer Success at Supreme Court Due to Effective Investigation and Targeted Discipline


Colleges Can Be Forced to Return Tuition When Parents Go Bankrupt

On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued a decision in Degiacomo v. Sacred Heart University. The case involved an issue of first impression in the First Circuit – namely whether a bankruptcy trustee can “claw back” tuition payments made by insolvent parents on behalf of their child, where the parents subsequently declare bankruptcy.

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New Hampshire Municipal Association Annual Conference & Exhibition

Drummond Woodsum will be at the 78th Annual New Hampshire Municipal Association Conference & Exhibition in Manchester, New Hampshire on November 13 and 14th.  This conference is the largest yearly gathering of officials from New Hampshire local governments.

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Drummond Woodsum Announces a New Cannabis Law & Policy Blog

Drummond Woodsum's Regulated Substances team has created a blog that focuses exclusively on Cannabis Law & Policy and we are so excited to finally share it with you.  

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