Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler
- An Oregon employer may be subject to a variety of family and medical leave laws. See Family and Medical Leave.
- The Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) allows eligible employees of covered employers to take protected leave because of their own or a covered family member's serious health condition, as well as sick child leave, parental leave, pregnancy disability leave, bereavement leave and leave during a public health emergency. See Oregon Family Leave Act.
- Oregon has a paid family and medical leave insurance program that is funded through employer and employee contributions. See Paid Family and Medical Leave.
- The Oregon Military Family Leave Act (OMFLA) requires covered employers to provide up to 14 days of unpaid leave to employees whose military spouse or domestic partner has been called to active duty or has been deployed during a period of military conflict. See Family Military Leave.
- Other types of leave may be available to Oregon employees - some required by federal, state or local law, and some provided by company policy, as well as several sources of income replacement. See Interaction of Leave Laws.