Legal Updates, Presented by Jean Back and Amy Robinson

November 12, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Royal Oaks Country Club
8917 NE Fourth Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98662
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Join us for an informative discussion about the new laws impacting employers, including the new federal overtime rule change, clarifications to the Washington paid family leave law, Washington’s new statute impacting enforceability of non-competes, and a range of other legislative updates, as well as a few recent cases impacting human resources in Washington. 

Jean Back brings more than 25 years of experience in helping manufacturers and technology-focused employers solve problems to complicated employment scenarios. She has broad expertise in litigation, mediation and settlement of employment and business tort claims. She is fluent in all areas of state and federal employment, wage and hour, discrimination, and leave laws. She is skilled at training managers and employees in employment compliance. Jean’s practice is split between advice and litigation. Acting as a legal advisor, Jean gets to know your organization and industry and takes on the role of a trusted and knowledgeable extension of your business. Armed with this knowledge, Jean can step in quickly to provide advice regarding risks and strategies to tackle key problems

Amy Robinson is an employment attorney at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn and a past President of Southwest Washington SHRM. She represents public and private employers throughout Washington and Oregon in a broad range of workplace-related issues. Amy skillfully handles matters for clients regarding wage-and-hour, leave laws, disability and accommodation, and complaints related to discrimination, retaliation, and harassment. She is adept at guiding employers through policy and handbook creation, as well as crafting employment contracts. Amy is routinely commended by her clients for her availability and responsiveness to their day-to-day personnel needs. In addition to direct representation, Amy regularly performs outside and third-party investigations into a wide range of workplace-related complaints and concerns. She is a frequent speaker and presenter to fellow human resources professionals, managers and employees, clients, and trade and industry groups. Before her legal career, Amy worked as a human resources professional for a variety of employers.

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