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Client Advisories


Featured Article:
August 12, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Peter Bennett has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of The National Judicial College (NJC), the nation’s oldest and largest institution of judicial education.

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Featured Article:
July 30, 2019

The Bennett Law Firm is pleased to announce that Rick Finberg was selected as Best Lawyers® 2019 Litigation – Labor and Employment “Lawyer of the Year” in Portland, Maine.

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Featured Article:
May 15, 2019

Most states have some type of reporting pay law so that when an employer schedules an employee to work, the employee is guaranteed some minimum amount of work or pay.

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Featured Article:
April 4, 2019

On March 1, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that the Department of Labor (DOL) sued Boston, Massachusetts-based contractor Tara Construction Inc. and its Chief Executive Officer, alleging that they retaliated against an injured employee by facilitating his arrest by immigration law enforcement officers.

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Featured Article:
March 6, 2019

On January 25, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overruled an Obama-era NLRB decision on determining when workers would be classified as independent contractors rather than employees and restored entrepreneurship as a key element in the test.

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Featured Article:
January 3, 2019

As we come to the close of the year, employers need to be aware of upcoming increases for next year. Many states and municipalities have enacted increases in minimum wage rates that will take effect as early as December 31, 2018.

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Featured Article:
August 13, 2018

The National Labor Relations Act (The Act) allows that employees in uniform have some right to wear union buttons and insignia while working, although most employers would prefer to maintain the uniformity of their uniforms and thus control over its image.

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Duncan Liquor Law Letter – July 2018
July 24, 2018
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Featured Article:
July 9, 2018

On May 30th, Governor Phil Scott signed a new sexual harassment law for the state of Vermont that aspires to provide greater legal protection in light of the #MeToo movement, not just for employees, but volunteers, interns and independent contractors.

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Duncan Liquor Law Letter – May 2018 Part 2
May 2, 2018
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