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BOLI Issues Advisory Opinions on Sick Leave Incentives

The Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries has issued Advisory Opinions concluding that sick leave incentive policies that deny a benefit to employees because they used some or all of the sick leave they are entitled to receive under the Oregon Sick Leave Law, while providing a benefit to those who do not, violates that […]

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ALERT – Portland CPI Index to be Discontinued

The Portland CPI Index will be discontinued at the end of calendar year 2017. If your agency or company has referenced the Portland Index in collective bargaining agreements to dictate wage increases for periods after the Index is no longer available, you must negotiate with your unions to reach agreement on a substitute index. Similarly, […]

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PRH Again Listed on 2018 Best Firms List by U.S. News

Since it’s founding in 2013, PRH has consistently been listed in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® Best Law Firms list.  2018 is no exception.  The list, release November 1st, reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas […]

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Peck wins National Award

Kathy Peck was awarded the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association’s (NPELRA) 2017 Pacesetter Award at its April annual training conference in Long Beach, California. The Pacesetter award recognized Kathy’s professional achievements in the field of public sector labor relations.  Pacesetters are role models who serve as resources to others in the field. Congratulations Kathy!

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Schuback to Present at AWC’s Labor Relations Institute

Steven Schuback will be speaking at the Association of Washington Cities 2017 Labor Relations Institute in Yakima, Washington. This event is for public sector human resources and labor relations professionals. His May 4th session is entitled “Effective Application of Disciplinary Actions.” On May 5th, he will again take the stage to present “The Power of […]

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