March 2018 News & Updates
In the news … Washington employers should ensure they are complying with the new WA Paid Sick and Safe Leave, which went into effect on January 1, 2018 and Oregon manufacturers should pay close attention to manufacturing overtime rules, which have been clarified with recent guidance from BOLI.
Northwest employers should also be aware of Ban the Box regulations in Oregon and the city of Portland, as well as similar legislation recently passed in Washington.
In this newsletter, we provide an update on the National Labor Relations Board, highlighting recent significant decisions and modifications in enforcement priorities following changes in the composition of the NLRB Board and General Counsel.
We are also inviting Members to participate in an exciting new feature of our website, Group Discussions! We heard from our members at our HR Roundtables how valuable it is for you to have the opportunity to ask questions of other member companies' professionals and share what is working for your organizations. Read more below!