Category Archives: Law Offices of Matthew C Ellis – Blog

Oregon’s New Statewide Paid Sick Time Law

In January, Oregon became one of a handful of states to mandate that employers provide paid sick time for all eligible employees.  Covered employees accrue one hour of sick time leave for each 30 hours worked and sick time may be used for the employee’s own illness, to care for a sick family member, or to care for an infant, Continue Reading...

Squeezed Out: The Experience of Diversity, Gentrification and Growth in Portland

Please join me and the Civil Rights Section of the Oregon State Bar at our free public forum, titled Squeezed Out: The Experience of Diversity, Gentrification and Growth in Portland. The presentation will take place at the Kennedy School in NE Portland on May 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm.  Don’t be late, as we expect quite a crowd. This presentation Continue Reading...