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ABOUT OUR SEMINARS
Technical Assistance: Seminars
 
The Technical Assistance for Employers program offers a variety of training seminars for Oregon employers, supervisors, managers, and human resource professionals. Technical Assistance trainers work closely with bureau enforcement divisions to provide you with educational seminars that cover the latest developments in employment law. BOLI seminars are acclaimed as an effective and proactive way to help keep your organization in compliance with labor laws -- and out of court!
 
Scroll down for further information or click on the appropriate quick link below.
 
QUICK LINKS FOR TA SEMINARS
 
 

 
CONTINUING EDUCATION / RECERTIFICATION CREDIT
 
Currently our seminars entitled: Leave Laws in Oregon, Advanced Leave Laws, Wage and Hour Laws, Payroll Issues, Employer's Guide to Civil Rights Laws and Workplace Harassment, Recordkeeping Requirements, Developing an Employee Handbook, Leave Laws 2-day Training and the 2-day Employee Supervision class are approved for Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) recertification for PHR, SPHR and GPHR. The New Supervisor Training Series is not preapproved for recertification credits for PHR, SPHR and GPHR through the HRCI.
 
Landscape Contractors: All of our public BOLI seminars have been approved for CEH credits by the Oregon Landscape Contractors Board.
 
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SEMINAR FEES
 
Full-Day Seminars
1 person
 $175
2 - 5 people
 $160 per person
6 or more
 $150 per person
 
 
 
Two-Day Seminars
1 person
 $255
2 - 5 people
 $240 per person
6 or more
 $230 per person
  
 
 
Leave Laws in Oregon: Two-Day Training including Handbook
1 person
 $280
2 - 5 people
 $265 per person
6 or more
 $255 per person
  
                                          
 
New Supervisor Training Series (1 morning/month for 6 months)
Fee Covers All Six Sessions!!
1 person
 $260
2 - 5 people
 $245 per person
6 or more
 $235 per person
 
 
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CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY
 
To cancel your registration, contact us at least five working days before the seminar date for a refund, minus a $20 processing fee, or a full credit toward the price of any seminar scheduled during the following 12 months. Without advance notice, we cannot issue refunds or credits, but you are always welcome to send a substitute from your organization to the seminar.
 
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Registration includes training materials, coffee, tea and pastry in the morning. To register for one of our regular seminar programs, fill out the registration form completely, print it out, and submit it with your payment to:
 
Bureau of Labor and Industries
Technical Assistance for Employers Program
800 NE Oregon St., Suite #1045
Portland, OR  97232
Confidential Fax 971-673-1384
 
 
 
If you have any questions, please contact TA at (971) 673-0824, or by email at bolita@state.or.us  
 
 
SEMINAR CONFIRMATIONS
 
Your seminar registration will be confirmed via e-mail (only) if it is received 5 or more working days before the seminar. To receive a confirmation, provide the appropriate e-mail address(es) on the registration form. Please note that some confirmations do not make it through various spam blocks, firewalls, spyware, and other system protections.
 
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Developing an Employee Handbook 
 
Documentation, Discipline & Discharge  
 
Effective Supervisory Practices 
 
Employee Supervision:
2 Day Basic Training
 
Leave Laws in Oregon:
2 Day Training

​Beginning Leave Laws in Oregon:
Basics of OFLA and FMLA

Description
Advanced Leave Laws in Oregon:
OFLA, FMLA and Other Leave Laws

Leave Laws in Oregon:
Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA)

The Life of a Workers' Compensation Claim 
 
New Supervisor Training Series (6 Part Series)
 
Payroll Issues 
 
Recordkeeping Requirements 
 
Workplace Harassment and Discrimination
Wage & Hour Laws 
 

​Wage & Hour Laws / Payroll Issues

 

Description
 
 
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Our schedule of upcoming seminars appear below. You will find the seminar dates, titles/descriptions, locations, times and check-in time, and the cost.
 
If you have any questions, please contact TA at (971) 673-0824, or by email at bolita@state.or.us  
 
SEMINAR SCHEDULE DISCLAIMER
We reserve the right to make changes to our seminar schedule at any time. These changes may include, but are not limited to, additions, cancellations, and/or location changes. Every attempt will be made to keep registrants apprised of any changes that might affect their ability to attend.
 
 
June 2014
June 10
New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS) Part 6 of 6
Portland State Office Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -12 pm  
Check-in
8:30 am 
June 11
Recordkeeping Requirements
Portland State Office Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
June 17-18
 
Registration Closed: Training is Full
 
Employee Supervision: A 2-Day Basic Training
Portland State Office Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232

9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 

June 24 Civil Rights Overview:
Workplace Harassment,
Discrimination, &
Reasonable Accommodation
Portland State Office Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232

9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 

June 25
Documentation, Discipline & Discharge
Portland State Office Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
June 26
Wage and Hour Laws
University of Oregon
Erb Memorial Union: Metolius &
Owyhee River Rooms
1228 University St
Eugene, OR 97403
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
 
July 2014
 
July 7

New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS)  Part 1 of 6 (3 mo)

Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
July 18
New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS) Part 1 of 6 (6 mo) Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
July 21
New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS) Part 2 of 6 (3 mo)
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
July 24-25

Wage & Hour Laws /  Payroll Issues: 2-Day Training

Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
July 30-31 ​​Leave Laws in Oregon: 2-Day Training ​​Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
 
 
August 2014
 
August 4
New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS)  Part 3 of 6 (3 mo)
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
August 11
​Beginning Leave Laws in Oregon: Basics of OFLA & FMLA Salem - To Be Announced 9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
August 15
New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS) Part 2 of 6 (6 mo)
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
August 18
New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS)  Part 4 of 6 (3 mo)
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
August 18-19 ​​Employee Supervision: A 2-day Basic Training ​​Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
​​August 27 ​​Life of a Workers' Compensation Claim Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am 
 
  
September 2014
 
September 8
New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS)
Part 5 of 6 (3 mo)
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -12 pm   Check-in 8:30 am
September 9
​Advanced Leave Laws in Oregon: OFLA, FMLA & Other Leave Laws
​Roths - Oregon Rm 
1130 Wallace Rd NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
September 12
New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS) Part 3 of 6 (6 mo) Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
September 16-17
​Leave Laws in Oregon: 2-Day Training
​Eugene - To Be Announced  ​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
September 22 ​​New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS)
Part 6 of 6 (3 mo)
​​Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​​9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
​​September 29 ​​Workplace Harassment and Discrimination Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
​​​September 29-30 ​Leave Laws in Oregon: 2-Day Training ​Bend - To Be Announced ​​​​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in
8:30 am
 
 
October 2014
 
October 1
​Wage & Hour Laws
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
October 7-8
​Employee Supervision: 2-Day Basic Training
​Salem - To Be Announced
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
October 14
​Documentation, Discipline & Discharge Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
October 14
​Life of a Workers' Compensation Claim
​Eugene - To Be Announced  ​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
October 17 ​​New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS)
Part 4 of 6 (6 mo)
​​Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​​9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
​​October 21-22 ​​Leave Laws in Oregon: 2-Day Training Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
​​​October 27-28 ​Employee Supervision: 2-Day Basic Training ​Eugene - To Be Announced ​​​​​9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
 
  
November 2014
 
November 6-7
​30th Annual Employment Law Conference
OR Convention Ctr
777 NE MLK Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

8 am -4 pm
Check-in 7:30 am

(Registration begins Sept. 1)

November 21
​​New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS)
Part 5 of 6 (6 mo)
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
 
 
December 2014
 
December 3
​Recordkeeping Requirements
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
December 11
​Wage & Hour Laws
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
December 15-16
​Employee Supervision: 2-Day Basic Training Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
9 am -4 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
December 19
​​New Supervisor Training Series (NSTS)
Part 6 of 6 (6 mo)
Portland State Office
Building (PSOB)
800 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR 97232
​​9 am -12 pm  
Check-in 8:30 am
 
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