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Access key resources that help private employers in Oregon stay apprised of HR and employment law developments, obtain insights on how the developments compare to related Federal requirements, and customize tools to comply with state and municipal requirements. All are available to XpertHR subscribers; explore them here! You may wish to start with the following state-specific resources:

You can access the full Oregon Employment Law Manual (over 50 state-specific reference resources) and Employee Handbook templates (over 20 state-specific handbook policy templates) below, as well as view key state and municipal deadlines, additional state-specific resources and links to key municipal coverage.

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Oregon, as well as other states and municipalities:

December 15, 2018: Oregon Requires Employers With 20 or More Employees to Register for Payroll-Deduction IRA Program

January 1, 2019: Oregon Expands Equal Pay Protections

January 1, 2019: Oregon Scheduling Law Enforcement Provisions Take Effect

May, 15, 2019: Oregon Requires Employers With 10 or More Employees to Register for Payroll-Deduction IRA Program

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Oregon Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Oregon Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

Domestic Violence, Harassment, Sexual Assault or Stalking Victim Leave Handbook Statement: Oregon

EEO Handbook Statement: Oregon

Meal and Rest Breaks Handbook Statement: Oregon

Cell Phone Use/Texting While Driving Handbook Statement: Oregon

Municipality Coverage

Search for local law requirements in the following key municipalities:

Portland

New and Updated

  • Oregon Workplace Labor and Employment Law Posters

    Type:
    Quick Reference

    Updated to include equal pay and workplace bullying notices.

  • Oregon Equal Pay Poster

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    As mandated by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, all Oregon employers must post the Oregon Equal Pay Poster.

  • Oregon Workplace Bullying Poster

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    As recommended by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, all Oregon employers should post the Oregon Workplace Bullying Poster.

  • Minimum Wage: Oregon

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    Enhanced to improve comprehensiveness with additional details about the tip credit.

  • Salary History Law Trend Continuing as 2018 Draws to a Close

    Date:
    December 7, 2018
    Type:
    News

    Suffolk County, New York is the latest locality to enact a salary history inquiry ban, and three states have similar laws slated to take effect in 2019.

  • New Year and 87 New Compliance Requirements for 2019

    Date:
    December 7, 2018
    Type:
    Editor's Choice

    Year-end is a time typically focused on endings and for HR that means finalizing benefits enrollment, processing performance appraisals and completing payroll filings. But equally important is to prepare for new compliance requirements that will ring in the New Year.

  • Labor and Employment Law Overview: Oregon

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.

  • Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Oregon?

    Type:
    Quick Reference

    Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.

  • Hours Worked: Oregon

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    Updated to reflect working time requirements under the employee work scheduling law, effective July 1, 2018.

  • July 1, 2018 Compliance Requirements

    Date:
    June 28, 2018
    Type:
    Editor's Choice

    July 1 ushers in many new requirements with which employers must comply, including pay equity and salary history inquiry laws intended to bridge the wage gap; employee leave laws that establish or expand employees' rights to leaves of absence and time off from work; and minimum wage rates that increase or, in some cases, take effect for the first time. This article has been updated to reflect discrimination and leave protections for crime victims in Vermont.

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