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Bullard Law COVID-19 Resource Center

December 28, 2020

A Message To Our Clients Regarding COVID-19


Bullard Law continues to serve as a key legal resource to our clients during the COVID-19 crisis. Many of you have been following our email Alerts to learn developments and impacts on employers. Many of you have learned about us through forwarded emails or online searches for these rapidly changing legal issues, and we are glad we have been helpful.

In response to Governor Kate Brown’s Executive Order 20-12, our attorneys and support staff continue to work remotely. Our reception team is still available and you can continue to reach us at 503-248-1134.

If you have questions, please contact your attorney directly. Together, with creativity, technology and resourcefulness we can continue to meet your legal needs while doing our part to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Your Bullard Law Team


Bullard Law Alerts Specific to COVID-19 Issues

Oregon Legislature Enacts New Protections for Schools and Whistleblowers Due to COVID-19 (12-22-20)

Employers and COVID-19 Vaccines: Considerations for Making Them Mandatory (12-17-20)

Oregon OSHA Issues Model Policy Related to Workplace COVID-19 Exposure (11-13-20)

Employer's Guide to Oregon OSHA (Final) Temporary COVID-19 Rule & OHA Statewide Mask, Face Covering, and Face Shield Guidance (11-9-20)

DOL Clarifies Eligibility for School Closure Leave Under FFCRA (7-28-20)

DOL Clarifies Obligation to Track Compensable Hours (7-27-20)

DOL Issues Remote Work Wage and Hour Guidance (7-24-20)

Back to Work: Common Questions and Answers for Summer 2020  (6-24-20)

EEOC Adds Q&A on Reasonable Accommodation Upon Return to Work (5-7-20)

EEOC Approves Screening for COVID-19 Before Employees Return to Work (4-27-20)

More DOL Guidance on FFCRA Leave (4-22-20)

EEOC Updates COVID-19 ADA Guidance (4-20-20)

EEOC Updated COVID-19 Related Q&As & New CDC Interim Guidance (4-10-20)

DOL Issues Temporary Regulations and Fourth Set of Guidance on FFCRA (4-7-20)

To Bargain or Not to Bargain: Employer's Duty to Bargain During the COVID-19 Crisis (4-2-20)

Key Employment Law Impacts of the Enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (4-1-20)

Coronavirus Puts Additional Pressure on Taft-Hartley Pension Trusts and Participating Employers (4-1-20)

DOL Continues to Answer Key FFCRA Questions For Employers (3-30-20)

BOLI Creates Emergency Exception to Maximum Working Hours in Certain Manufacturing Establishments (3-30-20)

U.S. DOL Issues First Official Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act (3-26-20)

Gov. Brown Issues Executive Order "Stay Home, Save Lives" (3-23-20)

Inspection of I-9 Forms During COVID-19 (3-23-20)

Oregon Employment Department Issues Temporary Rule in Response to COVID-19 (3-23-20)

BOLI Issues Two Temporary Orders to Support Employers In Response To COVID-19 (3-20-20)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary for Employers (3-19-20)

COVID-19 and Employee Benefits (3-17-20)

Employers Should Stock Up on COVID-19 Response Tools (3-6-20)


Bullard Law COVID-19 Webinars

WEBINAR: "2020 Bullard Law Annual Briefing" By Kara Backus, Dennis Westlind, Liani Reeves, Jess Osborne, John Stellwagen, Ben O'Glasser, Naomi Johnson  (10-27-20)

WEBINAR: " 2020 Public Sector Symposium" By Dennis Westlind, Kara Backus, and Liani Reeves, Kalia Walker (7-16-20)

WEBINAR: "Return to Work In the Time of COVID-19" By Scott Hunt (Busse & Hunt, LLC) and Naomi Johnson (7-8-20)

WEBINAR: "Managing the Teleworking Employee" By Dennis Westlind and Naomi Johnson (5-21-20)

WEBINAR: "The New Workplace: Harassment & Discrimination During Social Distancing and Remote Work" By Liani Reeves and Jess Osborne (5-7-20)

WEBINAR: "Managing Return To Work Issues and Challenges” By Maryann Yelnosky and Francis Barnwell (5-4-20)

The Bullard Law COVID-19 Team

If you are a existing client with a COVID-19 question, please contact the attorney with whom you have an existing relationship.

If you are seeking an attorney to help you answer a COVID-19 management-side employment law, labor law, or employee benefits question, please reach out to our COVID-19 team: Naomi Johnson, Jess Osborne, Liani Reeves (Employement Law) and Kara Backus (Employee Benefits).


Links for Employers

COVID-19 Health and Well-being Links COVID-19 Employer Links


Lobby Hours

To protect our staff and clients and their families, Bullard Law has closed our lobby to the public. Although we will not be greeting clients in person, our team continues to work at full capacity to provide the responsive legal services you have come to rely on. Our reception team is working remotely so that anyone calling the main line, 503-248-1134, during 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm, will reach reception. Outside of that time, the main line connects to a directory listing of attorney phone lines.

Client Support

If you have any questions or would like to speak with someone on our client services team, please contact Liza Pineda, Marking Assistant at 503-721-2620 or