Articles & Alerts

Domestic Partnership Law Placed on Hold by Lawsuit

EMPLOYMENT ALERT DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP LAW PLACED ON HOLD BY LAWSUIT House Bill 2007 (HB 2007) was passed by the Oregon Legislature during the 2007 legislative session. The legislation would grant same-sex domestic partners rights, benefits and duties that are similar...

Minimum Wage Will be $7.95 as of January 1, 2008

EMPLOYMENT ALERT MINIMUM WAGE WILL BE $7.95 AS OF JANUARY 1, 2008 Oregon’s minimum wage will be increased to $7.95 per hour, an increase of $.15, effective January 1, 2008. The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries established the new...

News for Oregon Employers from the 2007 Legislative Session

EMPLOYMENT ALERT News for Oregon Employers from the 2007 Legislative Session Oregon’s 2007 Legislative Session was eventful and evidenced different priorities than in years past. Now that the session is over, it is time to learn about the new requirements....

Recent Decision Opens Door for Employees to Sue for Wages for Rest Periods Worked

EMPLOYMENT ALERT Recent Decision Opens Door for Employees to Sue for Wages for Rest Periods Worked On June 13, 2007, the Oregon Court of Appeals issued a decision that opens the door for employees and former employees to sue for...

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