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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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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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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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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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NIL Modernization Goes Live—Potential Impacts on High School Athletes
Jun 30, 2021
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With 23 states having signed name, image, and likeness (NIL) bills or executive orders into law, including at least 12 with July 1 effective dates, NIL modernization is hours away from hitting college athletics. In response, the NCAA has issued an In...
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New Bill Brings Scrutiny to Foreign Donations and Contracts in U.S. Higher Education
Jun 29, 2021
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Under the proposed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act that just passed the U.S. Senate with bipartisan support and is headed to the House, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) would be given the power to review and potent...
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