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TA Handbooks & Posters


The Technical Assistance for Employers program offers a variety of publications for Oregon employers, supervisors, managers, human resource professionals or anyone who needs to understand Oregon employment laws. The Technical Assistance team works closely with the BOLI enforcement divisions to provide clear and comprehensive materials that cover the latest developments in the law.  

Download BOLI's order form for all Employer Handbooks and Posters: Order Form


Handbooks Required Posters

TA Handbooks

Policy writing hand book Policy Writing Guidelines
2016 Edition
The Policy Writing Guidelines handbook is a practical guide for employers. It provides step-by-step directions for developing or updating company policies and employee handbooks and covers new laws and regulations. This handbook is an essential tool for crafting smart policies and practices that can greatly reduce an employers liability and risk.
Each section includes checklists, sample policies, and frequently asked questions. All applicable statutes and rules are cited in the text.
It covers but is not limted to Policies about:
  • Benefits & leave policies
  • Wages & salaries
  • Privacy, drugs, & alcohol
  • Workplace conduct & expectations
  • Discipline & termination
  • Wages, schedules & work hours
166 pages, $40
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wage and hour laws handbook cover Wage and Hour Laws
2015 Edition
The Wage and Hour Laws handbook provides information on Oregon's wage collection laws, minimum wage, overtime, and child labor.
This handbook provides employers with the essential knowledge on:
  • Work hours & schedules
  • Paydays & timekeeping
  • Final paychecks
  • Lawful deductions
  • Meal & rest periods
  • Minimum wage
  • Exempt employee classification
  • Child labor laws
All the applicable statutes and rules are cited in the text.
102 pages, $40
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Employment Leave Laws
2014 Edition

The Employment Leave Laws handbook explains how the various protected leaves for employees should be applied. It covers but is not limited to eligibility, required notices & documentation, and leave tracking methods.

The types of leave covered are:
  • Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA)
  • Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • The ADA
  • Oregon Military Family Leave Act
  • Injured workers
  • Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking
160 pages, $40

Employee classification and exemptions handbook cover Employee Classification & Wage and Hour Exemptions
2013 Edition

The Employee classification handbook covers wage and hour regulations relating to both “non-employees” and “exempt employees” - one of the most fertile areas for employment law disputes and litigation. Penalties for misclassifying employees can include back wages, civil penalty wages, back taxes, and interest on unpaid minimum wage, overtime, and taxes.

This comprehensive handbooks is an essential “go-to” guide for understanding how to correctly classifying workers and apply wage and hour exemptions. It provides clear guidance and criteria for determining which workers qualify as employees, contractors, or interns and which employees may be exempt from minimum wage and overtime regulations. It also features commonly asked questions and legislative updates.
84 pages, $30

 

legal hiring practices handbook cover Legal Hiring Practices
2013 Edition

The Legal Hiring Practices handbook is a concise guide tp help employers identify and hire the right person for the job without creating unnecessary legal claims or liabilities. It provides tips, resources and guidance on every aspect of the hiring decision.

It includes but is not limited to:
  • Creating position descriptions
  • Legal interview questions and practices
  • Avoiding discrimination
  • Negligent hiring
  • Reference checks
  • Background checks
  • Pre-employemnt drug testing
  • Privacy
  • issues
  • Efffective new-hire orientation
  • Best practices
78 pages, $40
 

Documentation Discipline & Discharge
2013 Edition

The Documentation Discipline & Discharge handbook is essential for navigating disciplining and terminating employees - possibly the most commonly litigated workplace disputes

It helps minimize employer liability by showing how to properly and legally:
  • Document employee performance
  • Provide employee feedback and coaching
  • Deal swiftly, fairly & legally with problem employees
  • Manage employee conflicts & complaints
  • Handle claims of discrimination & harassment
  • Terminate an employee
86 pages, $40

 

 

child labor law handbook Child Labor Laws
2012 Edition

The Child Labor Laws handbook is an all-in-one resource for understanding and complying with state and federal child labor law requirements. It is a straightforward guide for determining what work a minor can lawfully perform and what is prohibited.

It includes but is not limited to:

  • Annual Oregon Employment Certificate
  • Age verification
  • Working conditions
  • Work schedule limitations
  • Volunteers - students - trainees - interns
  • Parental & agricultural exemptions
77 pages, $15

 

 

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TA Required Posters

You don't want to make a mistake complying with state and federal posting requirements. TA's posters make complying easy, our composite posters are always up to date, affordable, and contain all the posters you need.


July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 - Composite Poster for Large Employers
9 and 1 poster
The 9-in-1 two sided poster for employers with 25 or more employees: English on one side and Spanish on the other.
 

Our "Commonly Required Postings in Oregon" composite poster is for employers with 25 or more employees, it contains all the commonly required posters including the most recent state and federal minimum wage posters.

The "9-in-1" poster, includes:
  1. Oregon State Minimum Wage poster
  2. Oregon Family Leave Act poster
  3. Oregon OSHA poster
  4. Oregon Domestic Violence poster
  5. Federal Minimum Wage poster
  6. Federal Family & Medical Leave Act poster
  7. EEOC “It’s The Law” poster
  8. Federal Polygraph Protection Notice
  9. Federal USERRA (military rights) poster
At 3´wide by 2' tall this poster is just the right size for businesses. The poster costs $12.50, plus shipping and handling.

 


July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 - Composite Poster for Small Employers
7 and 1 poster
The 7-in-1 Two-sided Poster for Employers with 24 or fewer Employees: English on one side and Spanish on the other.
 

Our "Commonly Required Postings in Oregon" for private employers with 24 or fewer employees, contains all updated posters including the most recent state and federal minimum wage posters.

The "9-in-1" poster, includes:
  1. Oregon State Minimum Wage poster
  2. Oregon OSHA poster
  3. Oregon Domestic Violence poster
  4. Federal Minimum Wage poster
  5. EEOC “It’s The Law” poster
  6. Federal Polygraph Protection Notice
  7. Federal USERRA (military rights) poster
This 24" wide by 33" tall poster is the most convenient way to stay in compliance with state and federal posting requirements. The poster costs $12.50, plus shipping and handling.

 


2016 Composite Poster for Agricultural Employers
BOLI Agricultural Poster
The 12-in-1 Two-sided Poster for Agricultural Employers: English on one side and Spanish on the other.
 

This B

OLI poster is desgined for agricultural employers and includes all of the state and federal postings most agricultural employers must display. It is 39” wide by 27" tall and laminated for outdoor display. The poster costs $17.50, plus shipping and handling.


July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 Oregon Minimum Wage Poster - FREE
Oregon Minimum Wage Poster

The 2016 Oregon Minimum Wage Poster - FREE: Single-sided English or Spanish.

All Oregon employers are required to post this notice in an area where all employees can easily see it. You can download it for free using the links below. Both "Commonly Required Postings in Oregon for 2016" posters includes this poster.

Download the Oregon Minimum Wage Posters:

 


2016 Oregon Family Leave Act Poster - FREE
Oregon Family Leave Laws Poster

The Oregon Family Leave Act Poster - FREE: Single-sided English or Spanish.

All Oregon employers of 25 or more employees are required to post this notice in an area where all employees can easily see it. You can download it for free using the links below. Both "Commonly Required Postings in Oregon for 2016" posters includes this poster.

Download the Oregon Family Leave Act Poster:

 


2016 Live Entertainment Facilities Poster - FREE
Live Entertainment Poster

The Live Entertainment Worker Poster - FREE: Single-sided English Only.

Effective January 1, 2016

Operators of live entertainment facilities must display this poster summarizing the rights of independent contractors and employees who perform live entertainment. It is required to be displayed prominently in enough places to be read by all persons working in the establishment.

Download Live Entertainment Poster:


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