Does Your Intern Program Make the Grade?

July 26, 2018 is National Intern Day – the perfect day to take a look at the employment law issues that impact internships! The primary issue employers need to be concerned about is whether an unpaid or stipend “intern” is actually an “employee” and…
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Worker Shortage Hits Portland Builders Two Ways

Many years ago, a local homebuilder told me he wouldn't build in the Portland City limits anymore, because the permitting and inspections took so long and were so expensive that it ate into his profits, not to mention his psychological well-being…
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Immigration Breakfast Briefing - Worksite Enforcement, Forms I-9 and Compliance Best Practices

Government worksite enforcement has increased significantly. Join attorneys from Tonkon Torp's Business Immigration and Labor & Employment practice groups for an update on worksite enforcement in this era of heightened scrutiny.
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Rocky Dallum Provides Agricultural Law Legislative Update

On July 20, Tonkon Torp partner Rocky Dallum provided a legislative update at the Agriculture Law program held by the Seminar Group. Rocky reviewed the major themes of Oregon’s 2018 legislative session and provided an overview of new laws that will…
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