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Tonkon Torp Presents Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar

May 22, 2015
Lawyers in Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group recently hosted human resource professionals and other business leaders at the firm’s annual employment law seminar.

The event featured presentations on a variety of issues including accommodating mental disabilities in the workplace, class and collective actions, NLRB ambush elections, employee performance reviews, and independent contractor/employee issues.

Especially timely topics included “Ban the Box” legislation, adapting to the millennial workforce, and potential impacts on drug free workplace policies with the July 1 effective date of Oregon’s legalization of marijuana. Also covered was an update of pertinent case law.
Tonkon Torp’s Labor & Employment Practice Group provides practical solutions to labor and employment problems for a diverse group of Pacific Northwest employers. The firm helps clients promote positive employee relations, set rules and standards for employee conduct, protect competitive positions, deal with union activity, and defend against or minimize exposure to employment litigation.