Johnson, Webbert & Young Welcomes Attorney Braden Beard

Johnson, Webbert & Young is excited to welcome Attorney Braden A. Beard to our Firm.  Braden specializes in labor and employment, civil rights, and complex civil cases. He graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law and was an Associate Editor on the Texas Law Review. Before joining Johnson, Webbert & Young,…

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Attorney Jeff Young, MELA Testifies on Fair Scheduling Bill

On April 10, 2019, Attorney Jeff Young testified at the Maine Legislature on behalf of the Maine Employment Lawyers Association (MELA), that the organization is neither for nor against LD 1345, a bill aimed to ensure a fair workweek. “MELA believes that the bill needs significant changes as to its scope and penalties for violation….

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Attorney David Webbert Testifies in Support of Prohibiting Conversion Therapy

On April 10, 2019, Attorney David Webbert submitted testimony to the Maine Legislature why he supports LD 1025, a bill aimed to prohibit the provision of conversion therapy to minors by certain licensed professionals. “The science is overwhelming that permitting conversion therapy on minors is child abuse that can cause serious and long-lasting harm to…

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Webbert in News as Expert on Responding Correctly to Sexual Harassment

Read more at the Bangor Daily News here. As an abuse of power, sexual harassment is dangerous in any workplace, let alone a highly regulated jail environment, said Webbert, the civil rights attorney. Often, the behavior that’s known to administrators is only a portion of what’s actually happening, and discipline needs to send a message….

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Johnson, Webbert & Young Sues IBM for Massive Scheme to Cover Up Discriminatory Layoff of Over 20,000 Older Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2019 CONTACTS: Anna Susman, 646-200-5285, anna.susman@berlinrosen.com IBM Sued for Massive Scheme to Cover Up Discriminatory Layoff of Over 20,000 Older Workers In Knowing Violation of Disclosure Requirements First-ever lawsuit against IBM for its official policy of flouting the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act by concealing evidence of age discrimination   …

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