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Technical Assistance for Employers: Seminars
Prerequisite:  Leave Laws in Oregon
Employers with 25 or more employees in Oregon are required to comply with the provisions of the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA).  If your company has 50 or more employees in the United States, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) also applies.  There are significant differences between OFLA and FMLA, and Oregon employers must understand these differences in order to effectively and lawfully administer their leave program.
This session covers complex leave laws including the Oregon Family Leave Act, federal Family and Medical Leave Act, Oregon Military Family Leave Act, Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence, Harassment, Sexual Assault or Stalking are all covered in depth, including the impact of injured worker and disability laws.  In addition, complex leaving tracking scenarios will be covered.
Specific topics will include:
  • Other Protected Leaves
  • Review of Basic OFLA/FMLA
  • The ADA and ADAAA
  • The Oregon Disability Law
  • What is a “Disability” Under the Federal and State Laws?
  • What is the Requirement to Make “Reasonable Accommodation”?
  • Injured Worker Laws
  • Reinstatement/Reemployment
  • Light Duty
  • Loss of Rights
  • Oregon Military Family Leave Act
  • Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence, Harassment, Sexual Assault or Stalking
The seminar is targeted toward human resources personnel, business owners, managers, supervisors, and anyone who is responsible for administering a company leave program.
This program has been approved for 6 (general) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.