November 7, 2013
by Rebecca Watkins

Proposed BOLI Rules

rebecca watkinsBOLI is currently proposing and taking input regarding several changes to Oregon employment regulations.  Among the many newly proposed rules are the following:      

*Clarifications to disability regulations

*Clarifications of “health care provider” and “victim” under the Oregon Family Leave Act laws

*Extension of OFLA leave for death of family member

*New OFLA posting requirements

*Extension of employee protections to interns

*Discrimination protections applicable to career schools

*Extension of whistleblower protection to reports of election law violations

*Clarification of meal period requirements for nonexempt workers

*Allowing final paycheck to be paid by direct deposit

*Limits to employer access to social media 

Employers interested in learning more should visit  Public comments are currently being accepted thru November 28th for the various proposed rules.  You can also contact me with any questions at:  503.595.2134 or