Kathy Peck will be presenting an Anti-Harassment Workshop for the Association of Washington Cities Risk Management Service Agency (RMSA) on May 29th in Castle Rock, Washington. The workshop participants will learn legal protections from harassment, prevention of workplace harassment, and how to respond to harassment. For more information and/or to register click here.
Dee and Chandra will be co-presenting for the fifth year in a row on February 9th at the SDAO annual conference in Sunriver, Oregon. The session will present an overview of recent legal trends regarding gender-related employment issues. Topics covered will be pregnancy accommodations, transgender protections, the Oregon Equal Pay Act, and making credibility determinations […]
Peck Rubanoff & Hatfield has again been rated Tier 1 by US News and World Report and Best Lawyers® for the Portland Metropolitan Area in Labor and Employment Law. Ranked firms are listed on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that receive a tier designation are highly respected among other leading lawyers and clients in the same […]
The US Supreme Court recently ruled that employers are prohibited under the First Amendment from deducting “agency fees” (i.e. dues and other union-related fees) from employee paychecks without their affirmative consent. In response to this ruling, we are recommending that public employers issue the following memo to all employees who are only making fair share payments: Memo Re: […]
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 […]