represent businesses/employers and employees.
experienced in assisting clients with claims of
discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based upon the following protected
Gender (including sexual harassment and pregnancy
Status as an injured worker (worker’s
Family Medical Leave Act/Oregon Family Leave Act
assisting both employees and employers with the evaluation,
mediation, litigation, and settlement of employment
discrimination claims. We will evaluate claims for employees
who believe they have been treated differently by their employer
due to one of the reasons listed above. We can also assist
employers with the defense of such claims. We also assist employers with drafting policies and troubleshooting possible employment disputes. We strive to provide
our clients with practical advice, to achieve resolution as
quickly and cost-effectively as possible.
We represent our
clients before the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI), the
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and in Oregon
state and federal courts.
We counsel both
businesses/employers and employees regarding compliance with
state and federal wage laws. We can assist employees who are
being paid less than the required minimum wage, have not
received appropriate break time or overtime pay, or are not paid
timely upon termination. We can also counsel employers
regarding changes in the law to ensure appropriate compensation
and avoid clams for penalty wages. We will also provide capable
and cost-effective representation to employers and employees in
the litigation of these claims, if necessary.
We advise our
business clients with a variety of issues. We enjoy drafting
employee handbooks and policies that meet our clients’ needs.
We advise clients on employee relations and compliance with
applicable laws to avoid potential claims. We also assist with
negotiating and settling contract disputes, and will litigate
breaches of contract if necessary. We strive to respond
promptly and cost-effectively to meet the needs of the
businesses we represent.
We represent our
clients in all Oregon state courts and federal courts, as well
as before administrative agencies. We handle a wide variety of
cases involving business and individual disputes, including employment-related matters, shareholder disputes, breach of contract actions, defamation claims, and a variety of other civil litigation matters. We are licensed to appear in Oregon state court and the Ninth Circuit Federal Court.
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