The Oregon Judicial Department has recently posted updated fees for a wide variety of court filings. Below are some of the ones that are most frequently used in my practice. There are many other fees for many other kinds of matters that the courts handle.
I don’t normally address negligence cases or cases outside of California or Oregon. As an employment lawyer, I, fortunately, don’t often have to deal with death issues. But this one leaps out for a comment. Remember what it was like when the COVID transmission orders
The question is simple: can an employer require that an employee returning to the workplace be vaccinated? The general answer is simple, too: yes, in most cases an employer can require workers to be COVID vaccinated. And they can require written proof of it, too.
Over the past two weeks, I’ve become aware of problems with my office phone service and voice mail. I’d like to take a moment to apologize to all my clients, opposing counsel, and other people who have been trying to get in touch with me
I’m often asked to review severance agreements offered by employers who have just terminated people. To do this, there’s several things that I have to do. It’s not quite so simple as just reading the document and saying “Yes, the money is worth it for
Just a note this evening to remind everyone that Gunderson Employment Law has moved! The new office is located at 707 SW Washington Street, Suite 1410, Portland, OR 97205. Mail sent to the old address will be forwarded to the new office on a weekly
I read in the news today that some governors and other state-level executives are starting to lift COVID-19 quarantine orders. Other similar officials in other places are leaving those orders in place or modifying them. This blog is not the place where I express my
A colleague just raised to my attention the case of Sistek v. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, ___ F.3d ___ (April 8, 2020), Fed. Cir. case 19-1168. Some specialty publications in their own reporting of this case described it as “gutting” the Federal Whistleblower Protection Act.
Just a quick reminder: I’m still working! Like a lot of folks, I’m working from home these days. The staff at the office forwards my mail incoming to me, and I’m doing everything out of my home office. What this means for clients is that
In the last two weeks since my previous post on dealing with coronavirus, developments have moved rapidly and alarmingly. The need to minimize social contact to prevent the public health crisis from becoming a disaster has grown urgent and today, Oregon’s governor issued a stay-at-home