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NLRB General Counsel Declares That College Athletes Are Employees
On September 29, 2021, General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo (the “GC”) for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued General Counsel Memorandum 21-08 (“GC Memo”) announcing that scholarship athletes at private universities playing football in the...
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Cooking with Ghosts
Aug 03, 2021
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This article was originally published on the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Blog. Key Considerations for Virtual Restaurant Brand Deals Though not an entirely new concept, pandemic-related shutdowns have hastened the growth of ghost kitche...
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How HOT Is Too HOT? Oregon OSHA’s New High and Extreme Heat Rule
For a printable PDF copy of this article, please click here. During Oregon’s extreme heat wave in June, an agricultural worker in Marion County tragically passed away as a result of heat illness. In response, Oregon OSHA adopted a temporary emergenc...
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New Oregon Laws Impacting Employers in 2021
Jul 21, 2021
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The Oregon Legislature passed a number of bills this session that may affect employers, including new restricting noncompetition agreements, expanding employment and school district discrimination definitions related to hairstyles and dress codes, an...
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Employee Noncompete Agreements Have Uncertain Future after Executive Order
Jul 09, 2021
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For a printable PDF copy of this article, please click here. Federal government to consider supplanting state law with nationwide ban or limits on noncompetes. President Biden signed an executive order today encouraging the Federal Trade Commission...
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New Fee Disclosure Requirements for Plans with Participant-Directed Investments
Apr 26, 2012
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The Department of Labor (the “DOL”) has issued final regulations that will require fiduciaries of individual account plans with participant-directed investments to periodically disclose to participants certain plan and investment-related information....
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