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Technical Assistance for Employers: Seminars

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 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 combines the Basic Leave Laws and Advanced Leave Laws seminars into a single comprehensive experience.  The Oregon Family Leave Act, federal Family and Medical Leave Act, Oregon Military Family Leave Act, Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking are all covered in depth, including the impact of injured worker and disability laws. 

Specific topics will include:

  • Eligibility requirements 
  • Qualifying leave "events" 
  • Serious health condition 
  • Length of leave
  • Parental leave
  • OFLA “Sick Child Leave”
  • OFLA Bereavement leave
  • Use of paid leave 
  • Notification requirements 
  • Medical verification requirements 
  • Interaction of OFLA, FMLA, injured worker and disability laws
  • Reinstatement 
  • Use of paid leave 
  • Interaction of family leave laws and company leave policies and benefits 
  • Leave tracking 
  • Leave laws and attendance policies 
  • Tips for handling OFLA/FMLA intermittent leave
  • Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking
  • Oregon Military Family Leave Act
The seminar is targeted toward human resources personnel, business owners, managers, supervisors, and anyone who is responsible for administering a company leave program.