2020 Vision: An Outlook on the Year for Employers
Coldwell Banker Conference Room
3815 S 6th St #110
Klamath Falls, OR97603
March 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Join us for an education seminar on the recent legislative changes that might affect you.
Sponsored by: Klamath County Chamber of Commerce and BBSI
Presented by Sean P. Ray, Partner, Employment & Labor Law Firm
In this presentation, Barran Liebman attorney, Sean Ray, will cover the most recent legislative changes impacting Oregon employers. Topics will include expansion of overtime eligibility, the Oregon Workplace Fairness Act and its effect on discrimination and harassment policies, restrictions on nondisclosure, no disparagement, & no-rehire provisions, and more. With each legal development, Sean will provide attendees with practical tools and advice on how to adapt to these changes and maximize compliance in their workplaces.
About the Presenter:
Sean Ray is an attorney at Barran Liebman LLP, representing management in employment matters. He defends employers against discrimination complaints, sexual harassment lawsuits, and retaliation claims, wage and hour claims, and represents employers in state and district court, as well as before Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries and the Washington State Human Rights Commission. In addition to litigation, Sean also works with employers to ensure compliance with changes in the law, including drafting and revising their employee handbooks and providing customized trainings to address harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Sean regularly writes about employment law cases and decisions, and his columns can be found in such publications as the Portland Business Journal, the Daily Journal of Commerce, and Oregon Business Magazine. He often provides on-site employment law training to help businesses prevent workplace grievances.
Sean is a past Board Member of the Multnomah Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section where he voted as the Multnomah Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section Delegate to the American Bar Association. Additionally, he served as the 2014 Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division’s Bullyproof Program which received praise for its implementation in the Portland Public School District. In 2011, while serving on the Membership Committee, Sean was awarded the Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section’s Award of Merit for his work with the bar and the community. Sean also served on the Campaign for Equal Justice Associates Committee and is a past member of the CourtCare Advisory Committee.
Sean received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Portland, and earned his J.D. at the University of Oregon. In addition to being licensed to practice in Oregon, Washington, the U.S. District Court of Oregon, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Sean is also a Registered United States Patent Attorney.