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Miller Nash Attorneys Appear on ELA Podcast Series; Discuss Doing Business in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington
Three members of the Miller Nash employment law and labor relations team have been guests on the Employment Law Alliance Travel Tuesdays podcast series. The series, which is a part of the Employment Matters podcast, explores the “need to know” items...
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North America Employment and Labor Law: Year in Review Webinar Series
Happy New Year from the Miller Nash employment law & labor relations team! We wish you all a positive, productive year ahead.To kick off 2023, you are invited to a complimentary series of webinars that will cover the most impactful employment and lab...
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Are Work-Required Security Screenings on the Clock, Or Not?
A recent Oregon Supreme Court decision found that Oregon wage and hour laws mirror the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and do not provide employees with a greater right to compensation for time spent performing pre- or post-shift activities....
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Oregon Paid Family Leave Is Fast Approaching: Model Notice/Poster Now Available!
As most Oregon employers are aware by now, Oregon’s paid family and medical leave program, referred to as Paid Leave Oregon, is set to go into effect next year. While the start date for leave benefits to begin was pushed back to September 1, 202...
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Off the Clock in Oregon but Maybe on the Hook
Despite Hollywood’s most recent high-profile case with Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, defamation cases are notoriously difficult to win and often susceptible to pretrial dismissal. Yet, a recent Oregon Supreme Court case—Lowell v. Wright—should have pr...
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Preparing for Summer: Oregon OSHA and Washington L&I Adopt New Excessive Heat and Wildfire Smoke Rules
The Pacific Northwest experienced record high heat temperatures and poor air quality due to wildfires the past few summers. Last year, Oregon OSHA adopted temporary emergency rules following a historic heat wave to protect workers from high heat and...
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