Employment Alert - Oregon and Washington Legislative Update


The following is a summary of important changes made to state employment laws during the 2015 Oregon and Washington legislative sessions.  All the laws become effective January 1, 2016 except for Seattle's minimum wage, which became law in April 2015.

  • Oregon Paid Sick Leave
  • New Oregon Law Prohibiting Disciplinary Actions Based on Wage Discussion
  • New OFLA Health Insurance Continuation Requirements
  • Oregon's New "Ban the Box" Law
  • New Oregon Limitation on Noncompetition Agreements
  • New Restrictions on Oregon Employers Regarding Employee Social Media Accounts
  • New Mandated Paid Sick Leave for Employees in Tacoma
  • Seattle's Minimum Wage Increase

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