I have tried to think about ways running can make me a better lawyer. Here are just a few: (1) stepping into any legal matter should be viewed as a marathon, not a sprint; (2) it’s always better to run with others; (3) prepare for the terrain ahead; and (4) we need to nourish our bodies, which includes pausing for injury.
This article focuses on how to manage conflict in a team setting and provides practical steps to increase the chance of benefiting from conflict.
Today’s polarizing, political landscape and the global uprising against racial injustice is filtering into the workplace, so it is imperative that company leaders consider how they create a space to foster and facilitate open dialogue that provides everyone an opportunity for their voice to be heard.
As the flu season approaches, and the COVID-19 pandemic continues, how employers in Oregon, and elsewhere, handle vaccines will be an ongoing pressure point.
For lawyers who are uncomfortable with the safety and security measures being taken by courts but are nevertheless required to appear in person, what are your options?
(Deposit photos) An insurance company must honor its business interruption coverage for 16 North Carolina restaurants that closed on the orders of the state due to COVID-19 because the restaurants suffered actual [...]
This has been a year like no other – and for Oregon’s construction industry, the fires and pandemic have brought new challenges and considerations. The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) is committed [...]
For businesses with unionized employees, decisive action involving working conditions can be a challenge. Balancing the ability to comply with government mandates and adapt to a changing public health environment with the duty to bargain creates an additional layer of complexity in the unionized workplace.
When the pandemic hit, most lawyers began to work from home, oftentimes exclusively. Many continue to do so today out of necessity or preference. As a result, practicing law virtually is a newfound reality [...]