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“An Update on the LGBT Front and Its Impact on Employers” Idaho Department of Labor Employer Workshop led by Moffatt Thomas attorney, C. Clayton Gill.

Moffatt Thomas attorney, C. Clayton Gill, presented an employer seminar titled, “An Update on the LGBT Front and Its Impact on Employers” at the Idaho Department of Labor, Canyon County Employer Association meeting in Caldwell on September 17, 2015.

Mr. Gill will discuss the LGBT legal front and its impact on Idaho employers including discrimination laws, entitlement to employee benefits and leave rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

The Idaho Department of Labor offers this workshop at no cost to attendees.  More information is available from Idaho Department of Labor website:  Idaho Department of Labor, LGBT Legal Issues for Employers.

 Update 9/18/2015:  The Idaho Press Tribune published an article highlighting Mr. Gill’s seminar with the Canyon County Employer Association, on the subject of LGBT issues and the impact on Idaho Employers:  “County employer association addresses LBGT rights” by Ruth Brown.
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 C. Clayton (“Clagill_clay_7425y”) Gill is a business and employment lawyer in the Boise offices of the law firm Moffatt Thomas, and acts as outside general counsel for many small and medium-sized companies. Clay Gill takes on each of his clients’ issues as if they were his own.  His passion and creativity distinguish him from most lawyers.  On the litigation front he excels at trial strategy.  His business and financial background makes him a strong candidate for all commercial litigation matters.  On the transactional front, his experience in corporate formation, corporate governance, commercial contracts, employment law, and insurance makes him an ideal candidate for small or medium sized companies looking for an outside general counsel. Mr. Gill is a member of the Moffatt Thomas board of directors. He can be reached at 208.345.2000 or via email at  ccg@moffatt.com. 

Idaho Department of Labor schedules workshops tailored to address business and workforce challenges while offering an opportunity for employers to network with other professionals.  These workshops allow employers to:

  • Gain access to labor market, employment and training information.
  • Keep up with new employment laws and legislation affecting workers and employers.
  • Learn how to minimize unemployment insurance costs.
  • Explore human resource issues.
  • Network with other Idaho employers.

Moffatt Thomas has been providing legal services to the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West since 1954, serving clients in the full-spectrum of business, litigation, and regulatory areas. With Idaho offices in Boise, Idaho Falls and Pocatello, the firm is strategically situated for direct contact with the governor’s office, the legislature, federal and state administrative agencies, area businesses, and international and national corporations engaged in business throughout the region. Since its inception over 60 years ago, the firm’s current and former lawyers have achieved the highest leadership positions in national, state and local legal and civic organizations.

Leading Idaho Law. Moffatt Thomas leads the field in litigation, business, banking, insurance, agriculture, employment law and more by bringing together some of the top legal minds across Idaho. More information is available from the firm’s website:  www.moffatt.com.