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Oregon Employment Law Update – June 2017

Jun 19, 2017
Equal Pay Updates On June 1, 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed legislation (H.B. 2005) expanding pay equity protections by strengthening existing protections, disallowing employee or applicant’s salary history to be considered when applying for a job, and encouraging all employers to conduct a pay equity study. New definitions are…
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House Flip Unlikely to Have Impact on Labor and Employment Law

Nov 7, 2018
Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, gives a quick preview of the impact election day’s house flip will have on labor on employment law. Keep an eye on this blog for law alerts detailing…
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Thank You Request Tell Us Demo

Jun 29, 2020
Thank you for your interest in our Workplace Harassment Prevention training solution. A member of our sales team will be in touch very soon.
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Ask the Experts: An Uptick in Employee Complaints

Dec 30, 2019
Question: We’ve seen an uptick in complaints from employees. Is this cause for concern? Answer: The mere fact that you’re getting more complaints than normal isn’t necessarily something to worry about. The increase in complaints could be a sign that there are now more issues that require your attention, or…
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Making the Workplace a Safe Place to Speak Up

Jul 1, 2020
Right now, organizations across the country are asking themselves what they can do to make their workplaces more inclusive, diverse, and equitable, particularly for Black employees. They’re hosting conversations, acknowledging areas where they’ve fallen short, and identifying opportunities for improvement. For these efforts to be successful, employees need to be…
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Massachusetts Employment Law Update – September 2016

Sep 12, 2016
MCAD Releases Guidance on Gender Identity Discrimination On September 1, 2016, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) released Guidance Regarding Gender Identity, which replaces the MCAD’s December 2015 Transgender Law Advisory. The new guidance explains the protections against discrimination based on gender identity that were enacted by Senate Bill 2407,…
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July 4th Weekend Employment Law Quiz

Jul 5, 2019
Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, tests your knowledge of this week’s employment law news with this Independence Day weekend quiz. Happy holiday weekend! We will go out with a bang. How much do…
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Federal Employment Law Update – November 2016

Dec 5, 2016
OSHA Anti-Retaliation Regulations Will Take Effect December 1 In a November 28, 2016 decision, a federal district court in Texas denied a preliminary injunction to block the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) recent final rule, Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. This means that the anti-retaliation provisions will take effect…
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What We’re Reading – August 2018

Aug 10, 2018
Looking for some beach reading? Check out a dozen of the stories from around the web that ThinkHR editors have curated for you over the past month. Barriers to Breastfeeding Breastfeeding has long been a challenge for working mothers of infants. While laws and workplace accommodations have come a long…
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Key Practices to Keep the Workplace Safe

Feb 5, 2021
In 1970, when Richard Nixon signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act into law, an estimated 14,000 workers were killed on the job every year. Fifty years later, safety in the workplace remains a paramount concern, and not only because we’re struggling through a pandemic. We’ve broadened our knowledge of…
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Our Gift to You

Dec 19, 2018
What We’re Reading – December 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are eight curated stories to close out the year. 3 HR Priorities for 2019 A survey of HR leaders identified three clear human resource priorities for…
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