CIS Pre-Loss Attorney, Tamara Jones identifies new or emerging areas of employment law that could impact the workplace. Tamara will review the potential repercussions and provide “best practices” for your workplace.
Tamara E. Jones is the Deputy General Counsel for Citycounty Insurance Services (CIS) and has practiced employment law for more than 20 years. She oversees the work of CIS' Hire-to-Retire Program which assists local governments with their hiring processes, disability accommodation processes, termination-related issues, and general employee relations issues (including providing training on a variety of employment law topics).
Prior to joining CIS in January 2013, Tamara was a partner at the Portland, Oregon law firms of Barran Liebman LLP and Miller Nash LLP where she represented and defended public and private sector employers against employment- and labor-related claims in administrative agencies and courts. She has authored six books on employee handbooks, and has been recognized for her work in employment law by Oregon SuperLawyers, Chambers USA, and The Best Lawyers in America. An Oregon native, Tamara graduated with honors from Simmons College (B.A.) and Boston University School of Law (J.D.).
This session is approved for 1.5 SHRM recertification credits