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
So, your little business that started in your garage is growing and it’s time to hire additional employees. This is a great problem to have, but with a growing business comes additional issues that you did not have to deal with when you were flying … [Read more...] about Growing Business, Growing Concerns
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?