Margaret Coughlin LePage Presenter at 2017 Maine State Bar Association 16th Annual Employment Law Update

Pierce Atwood employment law partner Meg LePage is co-presenting “A Lot to Keep Track Of” at the MSBA’s 16th Annual Employment Law Update.

Attendees will hear about a wide range of developments and court decisions, including:

  • When to file constructive discharge claims
  • What it takes to be a “prevailing party” entitled to attorney’s fees
  • First Amendment protection for employees who did not actually engage in First Amendment-protected activity
  • False Claims Act retaliation claims by contractors
  • The proper forum to challenge arbitration agreements
  • The type of complaint that satisfies the Maine Human Rights Commission (MHRC) charge-filing requirement
  • Whether Title VII prohibits sexual orientation discrimination
  • Whether the ADA requires non-competitive mandatory reassignments
  • Status of individual liability for retaliation claims under the Maine Human Rights Act
  • Preemption under the Labor Management Relations Act
  • Newly adopted Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rules and enforcement guidance

The 16th Annual Employment Law Update is sponsored by the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Maine State Bar Association