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Employment Law Attorneys in Maine

More Than 60 Years of Experience Working for Maine Clients

We represent employers and employees in legal matters arising out of the work place. Employment law involves complicated local, state and federal laws and regulations which govern a wide range of issues in the work place, including sexual harassment, racial discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage and overtime claims, safety issues and issues related to family and medical leave. The employment law landscape is constantly changing as new laws reflect new trends that arise in the work place. Our lawyers stay abreast of the developments in the law, regularly respond to employment issues that are common to workplaces in Maine and are ready to assist you with your employment law questions.

We represent employees and businesses when employment law issues surface. Our employment lawyers work with business and corporate clients to establish up to date policies, procedures and handbooks to ensure compliance with a range of employment law issues. They assist our business clients when employment and labor disputes arise, representing our clients in mediations, arbitrations and court room litigation. We likewise assist employees that have been the victim of illegal employment practices, pursuing claims arising out of workplace harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination as well as a range of issues common to Maine workplace environments.

At Shaheen & Gordon, P.A., we have decades of experience helping businesses restructure workplace policies, deal with government audits, and handle claims regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Workplace Discrimination & Harassment Claims

According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, employees are protected from discrimination and harassment in the workplace. This includes discrimination based on:

  • Race
  • Nationality
  • Sexual orientation
  • Age
  • Gender

We are prepared to represent individuals who suffer any form of workplace discrimination, including wrongful termination.

Guidance from Our Qualified Maine Employment Law Lawyers

We are available to assist clients in a wide variety of workplace-related practice areas. Our services include:

  • Workshops and seminars regarding harassment, diversity tolerance, workplace violence, and other legal issues. These seminars are helpful for supervisors, managers, and human resource personnel.
  • Investigations of internal complaints or claims of discrimination and harassment. We guide clients through the investigation process and offer objective evaluations of the problem and potential solutions.
  • Defense for claims against businesses, including harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination claims. Our practice areas also include breach of employee handbook cases, fiduciary duty cases, and breach of severance agreement plans.
  • Assisting businesses with terminations. This can help your business reduce the risk of a government investigation or audit. If the government investigates your business, our firm can continue to provide guidance.
To see how our experienced employment law lawyers can put our more than 60 years of legal experience to work for you contact Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. today and schedule your first consultation with a member of our legal team.