Jordan Payne Hay Joins Board of the Maine Women’s Network – Androscoggin Chapter

AUBURN, Maine – Skelton Taintor & Abbott attorney Jordan Payne Hay has joined the board of the Maine Women’s Network – Androscoggin Chapter. Maine Women’s Network (MWN) is a statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase women’s professional growth and leadership skills through networking and education. “I am thrilled to join the board of the AndroscogginRead More

Up to the Minute Update: New Federal Department of Labor Regulations on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Take Effect on September

For those of you who attended Skelton Taintor & Abbott’s discussion about accommodating parents in the workplace with the Lewiston/Auburn Chamber of Commerce last week, it may come as no surprise that the federal Department of Labor (DOL) has just issued new regulations that respond directly to a recent New York ruling invalidating several portionsRead More

Michael R. Poulin

In Memoriam 1950 – 2020 Auburn, Skelton Taintor & Abbott is saddened to learn of the July 16th passing of our former colleague, retired shareholder and firm leader, Michael R. Poulin.  Mike was a fixture at Skelton Taintor & Abbott until his retirement on December 31, 2017.  As a shareholder at the firm and aRead More

CDC Issues New Guidance on Workplace Testing

To test or not to test?  The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently issued new guidance for employers to consider when engaging in COVID-19 viral testing under several common scenarios.  The new guidance (available HERE) emphasizes that employer should be strategic and have plan in place for testing.  Here’s what theRead More

Andrew Zulieve Named Chair of the Maine Bar Association Intellectual Property Division

Skelton Taintor & Abbott is pleased to announced that the Maine State Bar Association, Board of Governors has appointed Attorney Andrew Zulieve as leader of the groups Intellectual Property Section for 2020. Mr. Zulieve’s practice at Skelton Taintor & Abbott covers all non-patent areas of intellectual property law, trademarks and brand protection, copyrights, design rights,Read More

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Mandatory Poster Just Released

The FFCRA goes into effect on April 1, 2020, and the Department of Labor (DOL) just issued a FFCRA poster (access it HERE) that employers are required to post in a conspicuous location.  This means that employers should probably e-mail out the PDF poster to ensure compliance with the law’s notice requirements.               Time forRead More