HR Fast Facts: Portland Multnomah County Preschool for All Tax
Portland Multnomah County approved a measure to establish a tuition-free preschool program, Multnomah County Preschool for All (PFA).
What Employers and HR Leaders in Oregon and WA need to know about the new FMLA programs
In a rare move, the Oregon and Washington state agencies that oversee each state’s paid family and medical leave programs have issued joint guidance on how to make the employer contribution for family leave when more than one state is involved.
The Definitive List of City and State Leave Laws
Providing workers with time off from work to care for themselves and family members during times of illness was a high priority for many of the state legislatures before the advent of the coronavirus.
Oregon Tightens Requirements for Non-Compete Agreements
Oregon businesses will need to adjust their non-compete agreements as new laws go into effect in the new year.
Oregon Passes CROWN Act to Ban Discrimination Based on Hairstyles
Oregon is the 12th state to pass the CROWN Act, which bans discrimination based on physical characteristics historically associated with race — such as hair texture and protective hairstyles.
Wage Garnishment: What Employers Need to Know Under the CARES Act
The CARES Act suspended wage garnishments in some instances, most notably in federally-backed student loans. But some workers are still getting their wages docked.
SBA Coronavirus Relief Loan Application Open in Oregon
The SBA approved statewide eligibility for coronavirus relief loans for impacted small businesses in Oregon.
Applications for SBA Coronavirus Relief Loans Open in Montana, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah
The SBA made more states and counties eligible for local small businesses to apply for coronavirus relief loans.
Coronavirus Relief Loans: Small Business Applications open in 5 States
The SBA named first set of states and counties where small businesses are eligible to for coronavirus relief loans.
What Is Bereavement Time Off?
Bereavement leave is intended to help employees grieve when dealing with the loss of a loved one