Employment Law – 2016 Summer Update

By: Jennifer Paul Employment Law As the weather heats up, so too have changes to employment laws.  The following are some “hot” employment law topics to keep in mind: Oregon’s Minimum Wage increased as of July 1, 2016, with new minimum wage rates for three regions of the state now in place.  Be sure to

Thanks for Nothing: OSHA Changes Post-Accident Testing Rules (and Other Things)

By:David Briggs Employment Law On August 10, 2016 new rules issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration go into effect related to injured workers.  While OSHA has labeled the rule about electronic submission of injury data, the bigger news relates to post-accident drug and alcohol testing and safety incentive programs. What is OSHA’s New