Under current law, an Oregon employer may require
employees and applicants to provide access to their personal social media
accounts, but that is likely to change very soon. On May 16, 2013, Oregon
Legislature passed House Bill 2654 ("HB 2654"...
The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 took effect January 1,
2009, and broadened the definition of a disability that makes a person eligible
for the protections of the ADA. Taking into account this new, broadened
definition of disability, on May 15, 2013...
On May 7, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for
the District of Columbia struck down the National Labor Review Board's
("NLRB") notice rule, which requires employers under its jurisdiction
to display posters notifying employees...
Among the labor law trends that Barran has chronicled in
its Electronic Alerts is the National Labor Relations Board's
("NLRB") expansive interpretation of what constitutes an unlawful
restraint on an employee's...
On March 26, 2013, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
held in Teed et al., v. Thomas & Betts Power Solutions that a corporation that purchased
another corporation's assets at a receiver's auction was required to satisfy a
On March 15, 2013, the Department of Labor's
Administrative Review Board ("DOL") reminded employers about the
costly consequences of identifying a whistleblower when it affirmed a $30,000
award against Halliburton, Inc.
On March 7, 2013, the Oregon Supreme Court reversed the
Court of Appeals' decision in Cocchiara v. Lithia Motors, Inc. [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
subscribers ], and held that when a job applicant