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Oregon’s New Paid Family and Medical Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know - On-Demand

Oregon’s New Paid Family and Medical Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know - On-Demand

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Oregon’s New Paid Family and Medical Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know - On-Demand

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WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn how to comply with Oregon’s newly enacted paid family leave law.


The national push to provide employees with paid family leave marches on. And, Oregon has just joined the ranks of seven other states (plus the District of Columbia) with a new paid leave law that covers all employers. The law provides not just paid medical and family leave, but also paid safe leave for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Once the new law takes effect, employers will be required to allow up to 12 weeks of paid family leave annually. And, additional leave time may be available on account of pregnancy and childbirth.

Use this on-demand webinar with Nicole Elgin, an Oregon-based labor and employment attorney with Barran Liebman LLP on how to get up to speed on the new Oregon-based paid family and medical leave requirements.

You’ll learn:

  • When Oregon’s paid family leave law takes effect and the checklist of policy- and procedure-related practices to set into motion ahead of the new law’s effective date
  • The additional leave benefits pregnant employees and new mothers may be entitled to under the new law
  • What you may and may not request in support of a request for paid family leave
  • Who’s covered under the state’s new family leave law, and how much leave time those covered employees will be entitled to (and under what circumstances)
  • Practical strategies for developing paid family leave policies and administration practices that won’t lead to legal landmines
  • How Oregon’s new paid family leave law stacks up against legislation already in place in other jurisdictions, including California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Washington

About Your Presenters

Nicole C. Elgin, Esq.
Associate
Barran Liebman LLP

Nicole Elgin, an attorney at Barran Liebman LLP in Portland, Oregon, represents employers in traditional labor and employment law matters. Her labor practice ranges from strategizing employer campaigns during a unionization drive to negotiating collective bargaining agreements and representing employers in hearings before arbitrators, the Oregon Employment Relations Board, and the National Labor Relations Board. She works with unionized employers across a variety of industries and sectors, from chemical manufacturing and wood products to public education service districts.
 
Elgin’s employment law practice includes working with employers to adapt workplace policies to the latest legislative changes at the state and national levels. She defends employers facing investigation by Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI), Washington’s Labor & Industries (L&I), and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). She also advised the state in drafting its regulations on Oregon’s Equal Pay Act as a member of the Bureau of Labor and Industries’ Rulemaking Committee and has helped numerous employers perform equal pay analyses.