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January 2021

Sarah Turner to Deliver Webinar Designed for Multi-State Employers for the Washington State Bar Association

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Seattle partner Sarah Turner will present “Navigating the Legal Landscape for Multi-State Employers,” as part of the Washington State Bar Association’s “Trends in Representing the Business Client” full-day CLE program Tuesday, January 12.

Turner’s presentation will identify labor/employment laws that vary between federal and state; state-by-state; and municipalities, specifically in the areas of discrimination and protected classes, wage and hour law, drug testing, accommodations for medical use of cannabis, sick and family leave laws, covenants not to compete, and arbitration agreements.  Best practices and recommendations will be offered to assist business owners in navigating this complicated legal landscape to prevent hitting a litigation roadblock.

Turner is a partner with the Employment and Cannabis practice groups in the Seattle and Portland office of Gordon & Rees. She litigates in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Her practice also includes counseling, training, and representing clients on a broad range of employment law issues, including hiring, review, and termination procedures, workplace investigations, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour law. 

Her practice with the Cannabis group includes counseling and training employers on state regulations and how to navigate their respective medicinal and recreational cannabis laws, reviewing and drafting drug and alcohol policies, and representing businesses and individuals in cannabid-related breach of contract and partnership disputes.

The CLE offers 7 Credits (6.0 Law & Legal Procedure + 1.0 Ethics). 

To learn more or register, please click here.

Sarah N. Turner