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?
An employee posted on Facebook that her manger was a “scumbag” and was terminated for the comment. The termination was unlawful. A Chipotle employee tweeted about his low pay and was fired. The firing was unlawful. An employee posted a status update on … [Read more...] about Social Media Posts
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?
Use of company-owned electronic devices can create many pitfalls for unsuspecting business owners. Company devices are often used for personal communications. In some instances, employees use company devices to look for and obtain their next … [Read more...] about Access to the Internet through Company Devices
In 2017, the Oregon Legislature enacted the new Oregon Receivership Code (“Code”), which took effect on January 1, 2018. Previously, Oregon’s Receivership State defined types of receiverships which allowed very little flexibility. The Code provides an … [Read more...] about Oregon’s Receivership Statute