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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Noon – 1:00 p.m. (PT)

Event Description

COVID-19: Ask the Experts – Legal and Practical Realities of Reopening the Workplace

Subject Matter Expert
Jenna Reed, Vice President, HR Services and General Counsel, Cascade Employers Association

This session will cover the many challenges all employers, including non-profits are facing in reopening the workplace, keeping employees and returning employees to work. From the Phase 1 Reopening Guidelines to employees refusing offers to return, this session will give you insights into the current and potential future state of the new workplace.

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*Space is limited to 500 participants. Please note that a recording of this webinar will be made available on NAO's webinar page for later viewing.

About the Expert

Jenna Reed, Vice President, HR Services and General Counsel, Cascade Employers Association

As an employment law attorney and HR professional, Jenna partners with employers to help create environments where employees and organizations thrive, not just survive. Through her expertise, she will help you understand and navigate the complex regulatory environment, advise on current and practical HR solutions and give you the support and confidence you need to take on your HR and employment related challenges and opportunities. By seeking to understand your specific circumstances, obstacles, and goals, her approach will help you sort through the clutter and determine your best path.

As Cascade’s Vice President of HR Services and General Counsel, Jenna leads an exceptional team of HR professionals who provide collaborative, responsive, and solution-oriented services. A nationally recognized speaker on employment topics, Jenna is also a member of the Oregon State Bar. In her free time, you will find Jenna out running, spending time with her family, exploring wine country and cheering on the Washington Huskies!

Jenna Reed

Thank You Funders and Sponsors

Thank you to the following FUNDERS and SPONSORS who are supporting NAO’s online COVID-19 events and communications during these challenging times. Their support is vital in helping NAO to bring much-needed resources and information to Oregon’s nonprofits – thank you.

Funders: Meyer Memorial Trust, The Ford Family Foundation, The Collins Foundation, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, The Kinsman Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, The Carpenter Foundation and Gordon Elwood Foundation
Friend Plus Partner Sponsor: Columbia Bank, First Interstate Bank, Comcast and Heritage Bank
Friend Plus Sponsors: Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP, Brown & Brown Northwest Insurance, McDonald Jacobs, Bliss Sequoia Insurance & Risk Advisors, CFO Selections and The Standard
Friend Sponsor: Portland General Electric



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May 26th, 2020 12:00 PM   through   1:00 PM
Online Event
Event Particulars
City Online learning
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Advocacy and Public Policy, Business Development, Education, Youth, or Family, Leadership Development, Networking, Operations & Planning, Program & Impact Evaluation, Public Meeting or Info Session
Event Region Central Oregon, Eastern Oregon, Metropolitan Portland, North Coast, Northern Willamette Valley, South Coast, Southern Oregon, Southern Willamette Valley
Programmatic Approach Capacity Builiding, Thought Leadership, Voice

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