Expect the Unexpected – The Large Employer Vaccine Mandate is Back (?)

By Randall Sutton, Partner – Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group   When it comes to COVID-19, things change quickly, and it can be difficult to predict what will happen next.  I reported last week here that all of the federal vaccine mandates were in disarray and on hold based on legal challenges. That changed

It’s Time to Update your Noncompetition Agreements

By Randall Sutton, Partner – Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group   Let’s face it. Noncompetition agreements have a reputation for being unenforceable. While it’s true that a court won’t go out of its way to enforce a bad agreement, noncompetition agreements are still a powerful tool to protect your business. The key to winning

Salem Chamber Public Policy Meeting: Employer Vaccine Mandates

  Randall Sutton, an employment law and litigation attorney here at Saalfeld Griggs PC, spoke about employer vaccine mandates at the Salem Chamber’s most recent Public Policy meeting. Click here to watch the meeting from September 2nd, and navigate to minute 35:45 to hear the beginning of Randy’s talk.     Randall Sutton is a

Mandatory Employee Vaccination Policies – Questions & Answers

By Randall Sutton, Partner – Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group   As the Delta Variant continues to keep COVID-19 on the forefront of employers’ minds, I’ve received a lot of calls about the legality of vaccine mandates and issues for employers to consider.  Viewpoints on the merits of mandatory vaccination policies vary dramatically. This

Common Misconceptions About Litigation in Oregon

By Shannon Raye Martinez If you have been involved in business as an owner, entrepreneur or employee, you may have heard stories from others about their experiences with lawyers and how they conduct their business based on what lawyers told them. Or, you have gotten advice from a lawyer on one case, and thought what