With the COVID-19 pandemic substantially impacting businesses and their employment decisions, the timing couldn’t be better to brush up on Labor and Employment laws and recent legislative and judicial developments.
We will examine developments in labor, leave and wage/hour laws, as well as new limitations impacting severance agreements in Oregon. Our experts will cover issues surrounding confidentiality, sexual harassment, workplace violence, misclassification, discrimination, and terminations. This year’s program will also offer discussions relevant to the COVID-19 crisis and how to build a positive work environment.
Whether you are an attorney who represents employers or employees, a business owner or executive, a human resource professional, or a manager in a government agency, you don’t want to miss this seminar.
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Amy A. Robinson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Program Chair, is Senior Counsel at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP. She represents public and private employers in wage-and-hour issues, leave law compliance, disability and accommodation, and complaints related to discrimination, retaliation and harassment.
Jeffrey Burgess is a Training & Development Specialist with the Bureau of Labor & Industries, State of Oregon. He teaches seminars, writes a newspaper column, edits handbooks and answers inquiries about employment law for business owners, managers, human resources professionals and attorneys.
Laurie Grenya, SPHR, is the Co-President of HR Answers, Inc. with over 15 years of human resources experience in the public sector. She has extensive knowledge and understanding of compensation work and Human Resource management for executive teams, staff and government agencies of all sizes.
Paul M. Ostroff is a shareholder with Lane Powell PC. He counsels employers in collective bargaining, labor arbitration, union organizing, discrimination, discipline & discharge, wage & hour, benefits, handbooks, ADA, FMLA, employment contracts, covenants not to compete, and occupational safety.
Kathy A. Peck is a founding partner of Peck Rubanoff & Hatfield PC, a Lake Oswego firm specializing in management side labor and employment law. She has received several awards acknowledging her longstanding dedication and achievement in the development of positive labor-management relations.
Christine E. Sargent is an attorney at Littler Mendelson PC, assisting employers in all aspects of employment law. As an up and coming litigator, she has significant experience defending her clients in civil litigation suits involving discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims.
Stephen M. Scott, an attorney at Fisher & Phillips LLP, defends employers in administrative claims and lawsuits. He also provides training to employers on issues relating to workplace discrimination, family leave, wage and hour laws, and noncompetition, nonsolicitation, and nondisclosure agreements.
Christine A. Slattery, AWI-CH, is the founding attorney of Slattery Legal Solutions. She conducts independent workplace investigations as well as in-depth trainings for both management and non-management employees on a wide range of topics, including maintaining a respectful workplace.
Matthew A. Tripp is an attorney at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP. He represents clients before state/federal courts and administrative agencies. He defends claims of breach of contract, retaliation, constructive discharge, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and wage/hour violations.
Alexander A. Wheatley is an attorney with Fisher & Phillips LLP, a national firm representing employers of all types and sizes. He defends employers in employment-related administrative claims and lawsuits and has litigated several jury trials and argued numerous motions in both state and federal court.
This seminar is approved for the following credits:
This course has been approved by the Oregon State Bar for 6.5 general CLE credits.
Self-Study credit will be available, specific credit amount to be determined.
The Seminar Group is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider; therefore, this course is approved for 6.75 general CLE credits.
Recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) can be applied for self-study upon request.
SHRM-CPSM / SHRM-SCPSM
The Seminar Group is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRMSCP professional development credits (PDCs). Credits can be applied for self-study upon request. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.
If you are purchasing only certain portions of the seminar then the full credit amount does not apply.
If you do not complete the full seminar you may not earn full credit. If you need assistance calculating your
credit please call our office at 206-463-4400 or 800-574-4852.
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