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|Articles - December 2010|
|Wednesday, November 17, 2010|
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Just as the economic downturn caused business to buckle down and focus on the basics, employment lawyers are seeing a return to the most basic workplace cases. The current focus is on making decisions the right way, says Chris Kitchel, a partner at Portland-based Stoel Rives.
“There has been a flurry of cutbacks,” says Kitchel, “and I think that brings a lot of litigation concerns.” Randall Sutton, an attorney for Salem-based Saalfeld Griggs, points to changes in the Americans with Disabilities Act, which broadened the definition of disability. The changes are bringing back familiar concerns.
“It used to be much easier to win those claims without going to trial, Congress changed that,” says Sutton. He added that companies still need to train their supervisors about employment law.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
BY DAN COOK
The state’s angel investing fund gets hammered in Salem.
Friday, October 02, 2015
BY KIM MOORE
Our intrepid (and expecting) research editor finds the child care search involves long waiting lists, costly fees and no certainty of securing a place before she goes back to work.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER
The 2016 presidential election is shaping up to be the year of the outsider, with Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump capturing leads in the polls and the headlines. In Portland, Wheeler vs. Hales is bucking the outlier trend.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER
In an era dominated by self-promotion and marketing speak, John Bradley, CEO of R&H Construction, is a breath of fresh air.
Monday, September 28, 2015
BY TIM NEVILLE
Betty Roppe steers Prineville into the future.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
BY KIM MOORE AND LINDA BAKER
Child care in Oregon is expensive and hard to find. We delved into the numbers and talked to a few executives and managers about day care costs, accessibility and work-life balance.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR
Oregon's population is booming, and so are rental costs.
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