Jim Erwin and Soyoung Yoon Contribute Maine Section on Employment in North America 2021 for Lexology “Getting the Deal Through”

Selected for their expertise in employment law, Pierce Atwood attorneys Jim Erwin and Soyoung Yoon have provided background, analysis, and key employment law information for the state of Maine, covering topics including:

  • Key considerations and unique aspects of doing business in Maine
  • Emerging issues and trends
  • Proposals for reform
  • State-specific employment laws
  • Hiring
  • Wage and hour
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Family leave
  • Privacy in the workplace
  • Trade secrets and restrictive covenants
  • Labor relations
  • Discipline and termination

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Lexology Getting the Deal Through provides expert analysis in key areas of law, practice, and regulation, and provides answers to key questions by leading practitioners in each of the featured jurisdictions.

Employment practice group Chair Jim Erwin’s involves the defense at agencies and in court of all types of employment claims, including sex, race, religious and national origin discrimination; sexual and racial harassment; disability discrimination under the ADA; FMLA; retaliation and whistleblower claims; restrictive covenant and trade secrets enforcement; wage-hour claims and class actions; defamation; and labor arbitrations.

Employment counsel Soyoung Yoon focuses her practice on counseling clients on federal and state labor and employment laws, employee handbooks, criminal background checks, background checks under the FCRA, drug testing, employee classification under the FLSA, wage and hour compliance, FMLA compliance, leaves of absence, accommodations under the ADA, hiring, employment applications, offer letters, employment agreements, pay equity audits, employee performance, employment terminations, severance agreements, acceptable use of technology, social media, and workplace monitoring and privacy issues.