Skelton, Taintor and Abbott’s Amy Dieterich Defeats Town’s Motion for Summary Judgment and Settles Case for Town Employee

Skelton, Taintor and Abbott Shareholder Amy Dieterich was recently quoted in the Lewiston Sun Journal about a case she successfully litigated on behalf of a Town of Rangeley employee who had been retaliated and discriminated against by the Town and one of its Selectmen: https://www.sunjournal.com/2021/06/24/rangeley-town-employee-reach-settlement-agreement-in-lawsuit-for-90000-over-claims-of-hostile-work-environment/.  Amy successfully defeated the Town’s motion for summary judgment inRead More

Isaacson & Raymond Attorneys and Staff Join Skelton Taintor & Abbott

  AUBURN, Maine (April 22, 2021) – Skelton Taintor & Abbott announces that Ronald Bissonnette, Daniel D’Auteuil, Jr., and Emma Burgess Roy and the staff of Isaacson & Raymond, P.A.– will join the firm effective July 1, 2021. Bissonnette brings his expertise in real estate law, including acquisitions, like kind exchanges and leasing. Bissonnette’s practice alsoRead More

Skelton Taintor & Abbott Attorney Amy Dieterich Interviewed on Legal Issues Employers and Employees are Facing Due to COVID-19

The Sun Journal interviewed attorneys Amy Dieterich from Skelton, Taintor and Abbott and Mike Malloy from the Malloy Firm about the legal issues employers and employees are dealing with as the COVID-19 pandemic continues into 2021.  With the Families First Coronavirus Response Act set to expire on December 31st despite the pandemic cresting in MaineRead More

Amy Dieterich Quoted Regarding Portland’s Newly-passed Hazard Pay Ordinace

Skelton, Taintor and Abbott shareholder Amy Dieterich is quoted in the Portland Press Herald regarding Portland’s newly-passed hazard pay ordinance.  She counseled employees and employers that there is serious litigation risk if they do not start paying certain employees time and a half for working during a declared emergency in December.  Employment lawyers at Skelton,Read More

Amy Dieterich to Speak on Workplace-related COVID-19 Issues

Skelton, Taintor and Abbott Shareholder Amy Dieterich and attorney Michael Malloy from the Malloy Firm will be discussing the latest workplace-related COVID issues for the L/A Chamber of Commerce on November 5th about leave issues under the ADA, FMLA and FFCRA, the new Maine paid leave law going into effect on January 1st and COVIDRead More

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