Oregon Sick Leave Law

On January 1, 2016, Oregon’s mandatory paid sick leave law will take effect. Nearly all employers with workers in Oregon will be affected by this new law in some capacity. How will these new regulations affect you and your organization? Here is a brief overview of the upcoming changes: (more…)

Nuts-and-Bolts: Managing the Cold and Flu Season

Fall is slowing creeping in on us. With the cooler weather comes crunchy leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, and of course, cold and flu season. Sick leave (or PTO) is a valued benefit for employees. Despite the expectations for quality attendance, employees get sick and need to take time off to accelerate their recovery and avoid the potential spread of illness. However, many organizations suffer from the abuse of sick leave which can translate to a decrease in productivity and potential loss to the bottom line. (more…)