EEOC Focus on Rastafarians

Earlier this month, we blogged about an EEOC case for religious discrimination involving a Rastafarian employee.  Earlier this week, the EEOC announced a settlement in that case, and brought another religious discrimination case on behalf of another Rastafarian employee.  Both cases involved failures to accommodate religious beliefs as manifested through employee’s dress/appearance.  In one case, the… Continue reading EEOC Focus on Rastafarians

Assignment of Employee Non-Compete Agreements in Oregon

The Oregon District Court recently addressed the question of when an acquiring company can enforce non-compete and non-solicitation agreements signed by employees of the purchased company.  The original employment agreements were silent with respect to assignment and employees were not asked to consent to assignment at the time of the acquisition.  Instead, ten months after… Continue reading Assignment of Employee Non-Compete Agreements in Oregon