California Traditional Labor Webinar Series: NLRB Weighs in on Workers’ Rights in Addressing Social Justice Issues

On March 31, 2021, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued new guidance regarding social justice issues in the workplace. In this webinar, the speakers will discuss the guidance and its anticipated impact on how employers manage their California workforces, both in union and nonunion settings. The speakers will also address how the NLRB may expand what constitutes “protected concerted activity” and provide expanded protections to employees who advocate for social justice matters in the workplace.

Oregon Legislative Update: Employment Law and the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this webinar, attorneys from Ogletree Deakins’ Portland, Oregon, office will provide an overview of the latest changes to Oregon employment law and workplace guidance related to COVID-19. The state legislative session ending on June 28, 2021, has brought changes to Oregon’s discrimination, leave, and noncompete laws, as well as other workplace laws. The speakers will discuss the developments, cover the latest Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) workplace guidance relating to COVID-19, and provide tips for preparing for the changes.