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Effective July 1, 2016, the minimum wage in Oregon will begin increasing on a pre-set annual basis through the year 2022.  The increases vary depending on where the employer is “located,” with the highest amount applying to employers in the Portland metro area, and the lowest amount applying in smaller “nonurban” counties. (See list of […]

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Is Your Law Enforcement Agency Prepared for Profiling Complaints?

HB 2002 (codified as ORS chapter 681), which requires law enforcement agencies to adopt written policies and procedures that prohibit profiling and provide a formal complaint process, goes into effect January 1, 2016. The policy and procedures must include a complaint and investigation process. Agencies have the option to handle receipt of profiling complaints on […]

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Oregon’s Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law Coming Soon!

Attorney Chandra Hatfield recently presented a webinar on preparing for Oregon’s new mandatory paid sick leave law, which goes into effect January 1, 2016. The webinar, sponsored by The Partners Group, gave an overview of the new law and who is impacted, as well as notice and reporting requirements for employers, and an employer compliance checklist. Contact […]

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