Labor and employment law update

Come mingle with colleagues and learn what’s new in labor and employment law. Highlights include what to consider with recruitment processing, hiring, leaves and more. Many changes have occurred and key decisions are pending. Discussion will include important labor areas that could affect budgets, specifically, possible new guidelines for exempt status.

This presentation will cover new Oregon laws and regulations from the 2016 Oregon legislative sessions, new federal laws and regulations (including the new Fair Labor Standards Act salary requirements and who they apply to), employment-related state, federal and US Supreme Court decisions from the 2015-2016 session, and new National Labor Relations Board decisions affecting employers.

Speaker Katherine Tank, Tank Law, has over 25 years of experience successfully representing employers in labor and employment matters.  She was named Best Lawyers in America’s 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” Litigation – Labor and Employment®, Eugene Area, by US News/Best Lawyers.  She has also been recognized as a Best Lawyers in America in Labor & Employment by US News/Best Lawyers (2012-2014), and was named an Oregon Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine (2009-2014) in labor and employment law, a peer-elected distinction given to only the top 5 percent of all attorneys in Oregon. Her law firm, Tank Law, PC, was named a 2014 Tier Two “Best Law Firm” by US News and Best Lawyers. Ms. Tank is currently the Legislative Affairs Chair for Human Resource Association of Central Oregon (HRACO), and is the president of the Oregon Employer Council – Central Oregon.

Sept. 21
7:30 a.m. breakfast/networking; 8 – 11 a.m. presentation

Shilo Inn, 3105 O.B. Riley Road, Bend, OR (541) 389-9600

$30 for HRACO members and $45 for non-members
Mail checks with name(s) of participant to
HRACO (September Program), PO Box 1473, Bend, OR 97709


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