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Ann S. Chapman
Isabel B. Ekman
Melissa A. Hewey
Allen L. Kropp
The New Era of Title IX

Major changes to the Title IX regulations go into effect on August 14, 2020 and will drastically alter what schools have to do to ensure compliance. Every school system needs to ensure its staff are ready for these changes!


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All Hands on Deck: Dealing with Employment Issues in a Pandemic

The Employment & Labor Group at Drummond Woodsum invites you to its quarterly complimentary virtual Human Resource gathering via Zoom.  Join us as we share with you what the most pressing employment issues are that we are facing. We will also listen to and try to answer your questions about leave and other critical issues. 

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September 10, 2020

Michael-Corey F. Hinton
Drummond Woodsum Joins Corporate and Philanthropic Leaders Across Maine to Combat Racial Injustice and Inequality Through the Newly Launched Racial Justice Fund

Drummond Woodsum is one of 21 Founders of the Racial Justice Fund launched by the Maine Justice Foundation this week.  The 21 Founders, represent a wide range of Maine companies, law firms and professional services who are committed to racial equity and have made financial gifts in the amount of $10,000 each to create the Fund. The Racial Justice Fund will support education and advocacy aimed at achieving racial justice, equity and eliminating racism. The goal of the Fund is to support Black, Indigenous, and people of color and to forge social, systemic, and economic solutions to combat racism in our culture, organizations and systems in Maine. 

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September 4, 2020

Elek A. Miller
Virtual Learning Environments – Avoiding Legal Pitfalls

Join us for an hour-long presentation covering some of the most important legal issues that can arise in virtual learning environments. This webinar will help school officials identify these issues, and will offer practical advice about measures to take to help avoid legal non-compliance.






 
 
 




August 24, 2020

Michael-Corey F. Hinton
Wall Street Journal Quotes Attorney Michael Corey Hinton in Piece on the Sale of Carbon Credits








 
 
 




Forty One Drummond Woodsum Attorneys are Recognized by Best Lawyers

Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce that 41 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021.  Attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers in 41 distinct practice areas with many attorneys recognized in multiple areas.

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Nine Drummond Woodsum Attorneys are Selected for Best Lawyers Inaugural One’s to Watch List

Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce that 9 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch inaugural list for 2021. This new list launched by Best Lawyers in America© highlights the most promising younger attorneys in the United States. The attorneys listed have been in private practice less than 10 years and are recognized for their outstanding professional excellence.

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Payroll Tax Alert: Employee Social Security Tax Deferral

On Saturday, August 8, the President issued an Executive Order (EO) directing the Treasury to defer the withholding, deposit, and payment of the employee-share of Social Security tax (6.2%) otherwise due on wages paid to certain employees from 9/1/20 – 12/31/20. ...

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Nuts and Bolts of Processing Employee Requests Related to School Reopening Amidst COVID-19

While the coronavirus pandemic continues, districts are moving forward with planning for the 2020-2021 school year utilizing a remote instruction model, an in-person instruction model, or a hybrid model. This planning has been complicated by, among other things, employee requests for accommodation or leave.

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Nuts and Bolts of Processing Employee Requests Amidst COVID-19

While the coronavirus pandemic continues, employers, including local governments, are continuing to receive requests from employees for workplace accommodations and/or leaves of absence. In light of COVID-19, the analysis of these questions has only become more complicated ...

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