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24. Keeping Employment Law ‘Above Bar’

24. Keeping Employment Law ‘Above Bar’

May 29, 2019

We keep it candid with employment law professionals Rich Meneghello and Alex Wheatley of Fisher Phillips as we discuss recent must-know developments for employers. Hear a national check-in on Trump's administration and about the new version of the overtime rule under U.S. Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta. Take note on why you should be prepared with two years of data for the renewed Equal Employment demographic form, EEO1. We also examine off-duty consumption issues, your ability to enforce, and what the recent Oregon Supreme Court ruling surrounding the social host statute means for all employers and those who serve alcohol.

Guests: Rich Meneghello, Partner, and Alex Wheatley, Associate, Fisher Phillips

Advocacy Watch:

  • Hood River sales tax is defeated
  • Portland short-term rental crackdown
  • Albany lodging facilities under six units no longer exempt from TLT
23. The Future Workforce

23. The Future Workforce

May 3, 2019

In this episode, hear about Oregon ProStart–a Career and Technical Education program, it's capstone event ORLAEF ProStart Invitational, and Willamette High School team's upcoming trip to Nationals. Sysco Portland is an important partner to our industry, not only as title sponsor of the event but also its support of ORLAEF and workforce initiatives.

Guests: Martha Humphreys, Culinary Arts Instructor, and Shane Wilder, student (Willamette High School)

Guest: Cory Schreiber, Chef for Sysco Portland

Guest co-host: Wendy Popkin, Executive Director, ORLA Education Foundation

Advocacy Watch:

  • Legislative bills now dead and those still alive
  • One Big Night supports the industry and advocacy efforts
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