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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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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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Oregon Employers Take Note: Legislature Amends OFLA and Oregon Paid Leave for Better Alignment
Governor Kotek signed Oregon Senate Bill 999 into law on June 7, 2023, which amends the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) and Paid Leave Oregon (ORS Chapter 657B) and incorporates changes intended to better align the laws in both language and function....
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Employee Paid Leave Benefits in Oregon May (Or May Not) Be Delayed Further
As most Oregon employers are well aware by now, Oregon’s paid family and medical leave program, known as Paid Leave Oregon, is now underway—at least in part. Paid Leave Oregon is a mandatory statewide insurance program that provides qualifying employ...
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Miller Nash Attorneys Appear on ELA Podcast Series; Discuss Doing Business in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington
Three members of the Miller Nash employment law and labor relations team have been guests on the Employment Law Alliance Travel Tuesdays podcast series. The series, which is a part of the Employment Matters podcast, explores the “need to know” items...
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North America Employment and Labor Law: Year in Review Webinar Series
Happy New Year from the Miller Nash employment law & labor relations team! We wish you all a positive, productive year ahead.To kick off 2023, you are invited to a complimentary series of webinars that will cover the most impactful employment and lab...
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