BOLI’s Complicated New Rules for Payment of Minimum Wage by Region

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By: Randall Sutton Management-Side Employment Law Saalfeld Griggs PC   The first of several significant annual increases to Oregon’s minimum wage are effective July 1st.  The rate of increases will vary by geographic region.  Within the Portland Urban growth boundary, the  minimum wage increases most quickly, starting at $9.75/hr on July 1, with a big

BOLI’s New Complicated Rules for Payment of Minimum Wage by Region

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]BOLI’s New Complicated Rules For Payment Of Minimum Wage By Region   By: Randall Sutton Management-Side Employment Law Saalfeld Griggs PC   The first of several significant annual increases to Oregon’s minimum wage are effective July 1st.  The rate of increases will vary by geographic region.  Within the Portland Urban growth boundary, the  minimum wage

New Rules for Paying Employees on a Salary – Tough Decisions & Difficult Conversations

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By: Randall Sutton Saalfeld Griggs Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group Oregon Business Lawyers   It’s finally here. Nearly a year after the proposed rule was announced, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has raised the salary threshold for employees to qualify as “exempt” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The new rule will