Employment & Labor Law

Committed to building partnerships with client organizations, Jensen Baird’s employment and labor attorneys advise employers in both the public and private sectors on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship.  Specifically, we provide legal services in the following areas: negotiation and drafting of employment agreements; review and drafting of personnel manuals; workplace safety compliance; hiring, discipline and termination procedures; investigation and defense of workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation and whistleblower claims; negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements; employee benefits and executive compensation; wage and hour matters; employee leave issues under FMLA and Workers’ Compensation; and mediation and arbitration of employment disputes. Our attorneys represent employers in state and federal courts, alternative dispute resolution proceedings, and before administrative agencies, such as the Maine Human Rights Commission and the Maine Labor Relations Board.