In response to the deepening coronavirus crisis, Congress passed the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), effective April 1, 2020. The emergency paid sick leave portion of that legislation potentially applies to all employees who cannot … [Read more...] about Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Under Oregon’s recent pregnancy accommodation law, House Bill 2341, Oregon employers with six or more employees must provide “reasonable accommodations” to employees (and applicants) for certain pregnancy-related conditions. Reasonable … [Read more...] about Employers Should Review Their Pregnancy Accommodation Policies
From eBay to Amazon, more and more purchases happen online. You can buy running shoes, a car, even a house, from the comfort of your home while sitting in front of a computer. Geographic distances between the buyer and seller that used to be … [Read more...] about Online Purchases – Where Can You Sue?
In recent years, Oregon has enacted a dizzying array of new employment-related laws: mandatory minimum wage, mandatory sick leave, predictive scheduling, and “ban the box,” to name just a few. For employers, new laws are coming so fast that … [Read more...] about Are You Complying With Oregon’s Employee Retirement Savings Plan Requirements?
Land sale contracts, lease/options, and seller-financing all allow a buyer to acquire an interest in property while leaving the seller with title or another form of security. So what purposes are served by each? For a seller, a land sale contract … [Read more...] about Land Sale Contracts, Lease/Option, or Seller-Financing – Which Agreement Should You Choose?