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New DOL Rule and OFLA Employee Notice

Updated March 11, 2024 Increase to Salary Minimum for Exempt Employees In August 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a significant increase to the minimum salary requirement for executive, administrative, and professional (“EAP”) employees to be exempt from overtime pay requirements. After a long process that resulted in some changes, the rule has… Read more »

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Oregon 2024 Employment Update

Updated March 11, 2024 Once again, the Oregon Legislature made big changes to Oregon’s most significant leave laws: the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) and Paid Leave Oregon (PLO). As explained below, most of the changes made by SB 1515 are welcome and should make things easier for employers. The overall goal of the bill… Read more »

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Oregon 2023 Employment Update: What You Need to Know

Updated January 12, 2023 Employment Law Updates Summarized below are newly effective laws and important reminders for Oregon employers.  Employers should review their current policies, practices and procedures to ensure they are aligned with these changes. OFLA You might recall that the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) expanded in a few important respects at the beginning of… Read more »

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