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Washington Paid Sick Leave Alert: Construction Worker Definition Clarified by Washington Legislature
You may recall our alert just this January regarding a change to the sick leave rules that was uniquely applicable to Washington construction employers. See, Employment Law in Motion | The New Year Brings New Sick Leave Rules to Washington | Miller Nash LLP.
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Oregon Eliminates (Most of) OFLA in Favor of PLO, But OFLA Still Applies (Sometimes)
The Oregon Legislature has passed SB 1515, a long-awaited bill that mostly aligns pre-existing Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) and the new Paid Leave Oregon (PLO). Governor Kotek is expected to sign SB 1515 into law shortly, and SB 1515 contains an em...
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The New Year Brings New Sick Leave Rules to Washington
As of January 1, 2024, Washington employers with commercial construction workers will need to be prepared to comply with new rules regarding paid sick leave. There are also new provisions applying to all employers. Employers with Covered Construction...
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Gap-Filling Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Proposed Rules Provide Insight to Compliance with Federal Law
On August 11, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the EEOC) proposed regulations under the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). The PWFA took effect on June 27, 2023, and requires that employers with at least 15 employees make reasona...
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Paid Leave Oregon Benefits Begin September 3; Employees Can Start Applying NOW!
As of today, there has been no announcement of any delay in rolling out Paid Leave Oregon (PLO) so it is currently anticipated that paid leave benefits will begin September 3, 2023, as originally planned. See our prior alert: Employee Paid Leave Bene...
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Supreme Court Decision “Clarifying” Religious Accommodation Obligation Is Anything but De Minimis
Last year, the Supreme Court closed out its term with a major case concerning employee religious rights in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District. The Supreme Court has done the same again this year. While the Court’s decision concerning college admiss...
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