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25th Annual Labor and Employment Seminar (Portland)

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Oregon State Bar has approved this program for 4.0 general credits.

A Special Seminar for Employers, Managers, Human Resource Professionals and Corporate Counsel

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Time: 7:30 a.m. – noon
Location: Portland Hilton
Admission: $40.00 online or $50.00 at the door.

Our annual half-day seminar focuses on the latest developments in labor and employment law. Our goal is to help you comply with the law and avoid problems before they arise. Our presentations include practical tips for addressing workplace issues, as well as creating effective policies and practices for employers.

Program Details:

7:30-8:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast

8:00-8:05 a.m. – Welcome and Introduction
Speaker: Paul M. Ostroff

8:05-8:40 a.m. – Retaliation and Adverse Actions After Burlington Northern: How to Avoid the Minefields
Speaker: Leah C. Lively

8:40-9:20 a.m. – The Lowdown on Leave: Oregon’s New Domestic Violence Leave Law, Changes to OFLA, Breaking Developments Under FMLA and Other Leave Laws
Speakers: Paul M. Ostroff and Eric D. Wilson

9:20-9:55 a.m. – Protecting Your Company’s Assets Under Oregon’s New Non-Compete Law
Speaker: John C. Stevason

9:55-10:10 a.m. – Break

10:10-10:40 a.m. – Social Security “No Match” Letters: Now What?
Speaker: Charles E. Gillman

10:40-11:10 a.m. – Telecommuting: The Legal Landscape and Best Practices for Employers
Speaker: Paul M. Ostroff

11:10-11:50 a.m. – Annual Update
Speaker: John C. Stevason

11:50-noon – Questions and Answers

Portland Hilton
Grand Ballroom I
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97204