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
Often successful business owners reach a point where they want to separate their interest in a business from the other owners with whom they started the business. Too many times, they discover that when they formed the business, not enough … [Read more...] about Plan for the End at the Beginning – Doing So May Be The Best Decision You Make