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32. Employment Laws & COVID Considerations

November 5, 2020

A business owner’s potential liability with regard to employment practices in the workplace has been one of the most challenging exposures they have and will continue to face, including an aging workforce, #MeToo, increased wage and hour enforcement, and continuously expanding state employment legislation. And now owners face new challenges brought on by the events of 2020 like COVID-19 and political unrest.


  • Anne Hasenstab, Executive Risk & Cyber Security Practice Leade, Ward Insurance
  • Haley Morrison, Partner, Labor & Employment Practice Group, Tonkon Torp, LLP

Links Referenced:

Advocacy Watch:

  • Three Oregon OSHA issues
  • Government Affairs meeting, 2021 Legislative Session
  • ORLA efforts on removing curfew and 100-Person Cap

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