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FWW Employment Alert: Important Upcoming Deadlines for Employers re: Paid Leave Oregon

3/28/2023

Important reminders for all Oregon employers who are participating in the State of Oregon Paid Family Medical Leave program (Paid Leave Oregon). READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: Proposed Legislation to Seek Changes to Oregon’s Equal Pay Act

3/23/2023

Oregon legislators introduced a bill this session that would amend the Oregon Equal Pay Act to exempt certain bonuses (such as signing and retention bonuses) from equal pay calculations. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: Oregon's Paid Family Medical Leave Model Notice-Poster is Now Available

12/8/2022

Oregon’s Paid Family Medical Leave Model Notice-Poster is now available for employers to download and post for employees. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: The Expansive Reach of the New Washington Pay Transparency Law, Which Takes Effect January 1, 2023

11/29/2022

Effective January 1, 2023, employers with 15 or more employees must disclose in each job posting the wage or salary range for the position, and a general description of all of the benefits and compensation to be offered to the hired applicant. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: Oregon and Washington Work Together to Provide Guidance on Paid Family Medical Leave Program and Remote Workers

10/27/2022

The Oregon Employment Department and Washington Employment Security Department issued a joint letter to guide employers on how to make the right contributions for PFML when more than one state is involved. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: The Impact of Congress Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021

3/3/2022

Recently, Congress passed a bill targeted at ending mandatory arbitration for sexual assault or sexual harassment claims. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: Best Practices for Larger Employers Awaiting U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Federal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

1/5/2022

Under the federal OSHA emergency temporary standard, businesses with 100 or more employees must ensure employees are either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or tested weekly and continuing to mask. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: New Year...New Rules—Summary of Federal and State Rules and Guidance Related to COVID-19

1/4/2022

While the newest COVID-19 variant, Omicron, is less virulent, it is highly transmissible and federal and state agencies have taken steps to implement new rules to address both of these factors. READ MORE

FWW Alert - OSHA Vaccine Rule for Larger Employers

11/8/2021

On November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) mandating large employers to require COVID-19 vaccination or weekly testing of employees. READ MORE

FWW Legal Alert: Reopening—The Pacific Northwest Removes Its Masks

7/2/2021

We did it. Our communities in the Pacific Northwest have taken the steps to protect each other with vaccinations, distancing, masking, and a number of sacrifices along the way to reach the point where we are reopening and removing masks. READ MORE

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