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The Technical Assistance for Employers program offers a variety of publications for Oregon employers, supervisors, managers, and human resource professionals. 

The Technical Assistance team works closely with the BOLI enforcement divisions to provide clear and comprehensive materials that cover the latest developments in employment law and best practices.

Please note that the carrier used to ship the publications is USPS. If you do not have a mail receptacle, please use a PO Box as your mailing address.

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Title
Leave Laws
Edition
​2019 Edition
Description

TA's Leave Laws handbook provides Oregon employers with an indispensable roadmap to the various requirements for providing protected time off to employees. 

With clear direction on how to determine eligibility, handle required notices and obtain supporting documentation, Leave Laws summarizes the administration of more than a dozen leave laws and provides a complete application guide to the Oregon Family Leave A​ct, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act and Oregon sick time law.

Tabbed and spiral bound for ease of use, Leave Laws includes answers to frequently asked questions and a comprehensive index. Applicable statutes and rules are cited in the text.​
Price
$45.00
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Title
Civil Rig​hts Law
Edition
2020 Edition
Description

Discrimination and harassment is unlawful, bad for business and just plain wrong. 

At the same time, balancing ever changing legal obligations to protect workers, accommodate the personal needs of employees and run a healthy business can be daunting indeed. 

And that is where this handbook comes in. ​

Civil Rights Laws is your practical guide to navigating state and federal laws around employment discrimination, harassment and workplace accommodations. Specific topics include:

  • Protected classes under federal and Oregon Civil Rights laws
  • Dealing with workplace harassment
  • Injured workers
  • Disability laws
  • Reasonable accommodation
  • Protected leave laws
  • Personnel practices​​​​

Reorganized and updated for 2020, this handbook also provides essential information on new requirements under Oregon's Workplace Fairness Act as well as new pregnancy accommodations requirements.

All applicable statutes and rules are cited in the text.


Price
$50.00
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Title
Employee Handbooks
Edition
2020 Edition
Description

Employee Handbooks is a practical policy writing guide for employers. It provides step-by-step directions for developing or updating company policies and employee handbooks and covers new law s and regulations. This handbook is an essential tool for crafting smart policies and practices that can greatly reduce an employer's liability and risk.​

Updated for 2020, this handbook also provides essential information on new requirements under Oregon's Workplace Fairness Act as well as new pregnancy accommodations requirements and a section on gender identity in the workplace.​

Each section includes sample policies, and frequently asked questions. All applicable statutes and rules are cited in the text. It covers (among other topics):

  • Introductory policy language
  • Wages and work time
  • Benefits and leave
  • Workplace conduct
  • Civil rights laws
  • Privacy issues
  • Discipline and discharge
Price
$50.00
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Title
Wage and Hour Laws
Edition
2020 Edition
Description

This handbook summarizes and explains state and federal wage collection, minimum wage, overtime and child labor laws.

Reorganized for 2020, Wage & Hour Laws also provides employers with all the essentials for employers on:

  • Work hours & predictive schedules
  • Paydays & timekeeping
  • Final paychecks
  • Lawful deductions
  • Meal & rest periods
  • Minimum wage
  • Exempt employee classification

Specific legislative and regulatory updates cover changes to:

  • Expression of milk in the workplace requirements
  • Enforceable noncompetition agreements
  • Limitations on the Wage Security Fund claims and garnishable wages
  • Valid tip pools
  • Joint employment determinations
  • Salary basis amounts for white collar exemptions​

All the applicable statutes and rules are cited in the text.

Price
$50.00
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Title
Employee Classification & Wage and Hour Exemptions
Edition
2020 Edition
Description
This 2020 revised 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 classify 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.​
Price
$39.00
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Title
Legal Hiring Practices
Edition
2020 Edition
Description
The Legal Hiring Practices handbook is a concise guide to help employers identify and hire the right person for the job without creating unnecessary legal claims or liabilities.

Updated for 2020, this handbook also provides essential information on new requirements under Oregon's Workplace Fairness Act as well as new pregnancy accommodations requirements. ​

It provides tips, resources and guidance on every aspect of the hiring decision, including:

  • Creating position descriptions
  • Legal interview questions and practices
  • Avoiding discrimination
  • Negligent hiring
  • Reference checks
  • Background checks
  • Pre-employment drug testing
  • Privacy issues
  • Effective new-hire orientation
  • Best practices

Price
$39.00
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Title
Documentation, Discipline & Discharge
Edition
2020 Edition
Description

2020 Documentation, Discipline & Discharge:

Effective management – and ultimately the success of any organization – rests on the ability of supervisors to communicate and enforce performance standards and employer policies.

Reorganized and updated for 2020, Documentation, Discipline & Discharge is your essential guide for navigating possibly the most commonly litigated workplace disputes.​

In this book, we discuss the process of communicating and enforcing your organization's policies so that you will have the tools to address performance issues while minimizing litigation risk. Done correctly, documentation, discipline and discharge can keep your workplace on track while boosting morale and productivity. 

Price
$50.00
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