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  • Why I Went to Law School
    Why I Went to Law School

    I met with a client a little while back because she'd been fired from her job at a lumber mill in Oregon. "Mary" is fifty years old, she'd given eight hard years of dutiful labor to the plant, and ...

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  • Chick-fil-A's Anti Gay Problem and Potential Future Discrimination Lawsuits
    Chick-fil-A's Anti Gay Problem and Potential Future Discrimination Lawsuits

    Chick-fil-A Could Be Jumping Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire Chick-fil-A has created a significant risk for themselves in any future employment discrimination claims based on sexual ...

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  • Workplace Safety and Repetitive Motion Injuries
    Workplace Safety and Repetitive Motion Injuries

    In the modern world, work place safety increasingly means ergonomically designed work stations for workers. What is Ergonomics? The word Ergonomics comes from two Greek words, "ergon" meaning work, ...

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  • More US Companies Announce
    More US Companies Announce "Hire No Smokers" Policies

    More US Companies Announce Hire-No-Smokers Policies Has an Oregon employer refused to hire you based on your status as a smoker? If so, it may constitute employment discrimination . For many years now ...

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  • Veterans Have Special Rights to Job Protection
    Veterans Have Special Rights to Job Protection

    Veterans Have a Right to Reemployment after Deployment In the United States, and in Oregon, "At Will" employment is the rule of the day unless you happen to make up part of the 9% of the American ...

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  • Employment Discrimination : Oregon Employers May Not Consider Credit History
    Employment Discrimination : Oregon Employers May Not Consider Credit History

    Last summer, July 1, 2010, Oregon joined six other states, Washington, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Connecticut, and California, to place restrictions on employers from conducting credit history checks ...

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