|Contact Info||Telephone: (503) 552-2140|
Cell Phone: (503) 442-2624
Fax: (503) 224-4518
|University ||California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, B.S., with honors, 1993|
|Law School||Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, J.D., 1996|
|Admitted||1996, Oregon; 1998, California; 2012, Idaho; 2013, Washington|
|Memberships ||Oregon State Bar (Member, Labor and Employment Section); State Bar of California (Member, Labor and Employment Section); Idaho State Bar; Washington State Bar; American Bar Association.|
National Champion Team, Environmental Moot Court; American Jurisprudence Award, Brief Writing; Cornelius Honor Society. Author: "Social Media May Contradict Applicant's Info," Portland Business Journal, November 2009; Author: "The New ADA Amendments: Increasing the Burden on Employers," Human Resources 2009, Winter 2009; Co-Author: "Why employee performance evaluations are important for every size business," BUILDERnews, December 2008; Co-Author: "Going Green in the Workplace: Positives, Practicalities and Pitfalls," Human Resources 2008, Summer 2008; Author: "Law: Harassment Training - The legal tetanus shot for the building industry," BUILDERnews, January 2008; Author: "Definition of 'wrongful termination' gets narrower," Portland Daily Journal of Commerce, December 17, 2007; Author: "Be Cautious With Employees Who Complain of Discrimination," Portland Business Journal, September 1, 2006; Speaker: "Protecting Your Company During Layoffs: The five steps to avoiding lawsuits by departing employees in tough economic times," Home Builders Association, August 18, 2009; Speaker: "Navigating California Employment Law: Guiding You Through Workplace Legislation and Litigation," Employers Group Workplace and Employment Law Update, 2005; Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment, 2008-2010; Named one of Portland Business Journal's "Forty Under 40," 2008.
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Portland’s Sick Leave Ordinance—What Every Employer Should Know
Leah C. Lively, December 5, 2013
Effective January 1, 2014, Portland’s sick leave ordinance goes into effect. The ordinance applies to any private sector employer (both within and outside of the state of Oregon) that employs individuals who work within the city of Portland.
Portland Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Passes
John M. Boylston,Leah C. Lively, March 14, 2013
The city of Portland joined San Francisco, Seattle, Washington D.C., and the state of Connecticut today when it passed a paid sick leave ordinance. Under the new ordinance, businesses with six or more employees must provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave a year; smaller businesses must allow...
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