The Oregon Public Employer Labor Relations Association presented it’s 2016 Award of Excellence to Kathy Peck at its annual conference in November. Kathy’s selection was an acknowledgment of her long standing dedication and achievement in the development of positive labor-management relations.
For the third year in a row, Peck Rubanoff & Hatfield was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Law Firm” for the Portland Metropolitan area in management labor and employment law. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection […]
Congratulations to Kathy Peck for being named the Best Lawyers 2017 Portland Oregon Labor Law Management “Lawyer of the Year.” This prodigious honor is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and […]
Paying compensation to employees who opt out of costly health insurance and other benefits can be an appealing option for both employers and employees. The employer saves on premium contribution costs, and the employee gets extra spending money. But employers should beware: a new case out of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Flores v. City […]
The US Department of Labor has announced a new salary basis rule. Under the new rule, employees must receive a salary of $47,476 per year ($913/week) in order to meet the threshold test for exemption from overtime. The new rule will take effect on December 1, 2016. This is a good time to make sure […]