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Sharon Rudnick Quoted on Succession Planning

Sharon A. Rudnick was quoted in the June 2016 edition of the Oregon State Bar Bulletin’s article “Reality and Retirement: The Legal Profession Must Deal with the Challenges of an Aging Workforce,” by Cliff Collins. In the article, Sharon discusses...

Nathan R. Morales Joins HLGR’s Portland Office

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR) is pleased to announce that Nathan Morales has joined the firm as an associate attorney in our Portland office. Nathan will practice in the areas of appellate law, regulatory law and civil litigation practices; he is...

Oregon Supreme Court Upholds Right-of-Way Fees on Broadband Internet Services

On May 26, 2016, the Oregon Supreme Court affirmed the right of the City of Eugene to charge a license fee for using the City’s public rights-of-way to provide broadband internet services. City of Eugene v. Comcast of Oregon II, Inc., 359...

The Department of Labor Issued Revised Overtime Regulations

Today the Department of Labor issued its long-awaited revised overtime regulations. The press release states:   Key Provisions of the Final Rule The Final Rule focuses primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for Executive, Administrative and Professional...

The City of Portland’s “Ban-the-Box” Plus Legislation

Beginning January 1, 2016, Oregon’s “Ban-the-Box” legislation prohibited Oregon employers from asking about criminal history prior to conducting an interview, or absent an interview, prior to making a job offer (unless one of the statutory exceptions applies). Effective July 1,...

Oregon’s New Minimum Wage Requirements!

Will you be ready? As mentioned in our March 2nd Breaking News Alert, the minimum wage is going up. Governor Kate Brown signed the new minimum wage law on March 2, 2016. Below is a breakdown of the scheduled increases...

Chiefly L&E – Winter 2016 Newsletter

Labor & Employment Law Legislative Changes and Proposed Changes If you’ve been reading the news, you know there were many legislative changes and proposed changes last year: mandatory sick leave, social media, non-competition agreements, criminal background checks, and overtime exemptions...

BREAKING NEWS: Minimum Wage

A quick update from Shari Lane: Governor Kate Brown signed the new law on March 2, 2016. By 2022, Portland’s minimum will rise to $14.75, $13.50 in smaller cities and towns, and $12.50 in rural areas. The first increases will occur...

HLGR Attorney Shari Lane Recently Published the Second Installment in “The Unfairy Tale” Series

HLGR Attorney Shari Lane has recently published the second installment in The Unfairy Tale series, available in print and e-reader version at Amazon.com and other online distributors. Follow this link below to learn more about The Unfairy Tale: Audrey’s Turn!  

HLGR Ranked in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in the following areas: Metropolitan Awards Tier 1, Portland, Administrative...

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