Oregon Compliance Guides

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The Oregon Human Resources Library is your plain-English guide to understanding your responsibilities as an employer and managing your most important resource—your employees. The HR Library covers, in plain English, the entire employment process—from pre-hire through post-termination—providing practical advice on what should be done, how to do it and an explanation of why it is important.

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Oregon Human Resources Manual
Author: Schwabe, Williamson, & Wyatt

The Oregon Human Resources Manual is an easy to read guide to understanding your responsibilities as an employer. The HR Library explains the entire employment process in easy to read terms. These resources help with various topics, from pre hire through post termination, and everything in between.


Model Policies and Forms for Oregon Employers
(Included with the Oregon Human Resources Manual)
Author: Barran Liebman LLP 

Keeping up with federal and state employment regulations is complex work for any business—but good human resources guidance can help employers steer clear of costly lawsuits. The Model Policies and Forms for Oregon Employers allows users to download and customized hundreds of policies and forms; maintain proper employee personnel files; and create or bolster your employee handbook.


Wages and Hours—An Employer’s Guide
Author: Squire Patton Boggs

70% of employers are in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) according to The Department of Labor. These small errors could quickly turn into an expensive situation for your company. How do I know if I am in violation? If I am in violation whom should I pay? Should I be penalized? Answers for all these questions can be found in this guide. 


Hiring, Firing, and Discipline for Employers
Author: Ford & Harrison 

The three cornerstones that affect every employer: Hiring, firing, and discipline. Employees can be a company’s greatest weakness and biggest strength. Learn how to avoid potential liability concerns with this guide. It covers what to do before interviews, why discipline should never be the goal, and steps to take before termination. This manual is essential to any HR Library.


Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual
Author: Fisher Phillips 

As an employer you are responsible for providing a safe and healthy workplace. Violence, harassment, and illnesses fall under the umbrella of your responsibility. Your obligations can also include:

  • Record keeping requirements
  • Reporting requirements
  • Development of a comprehensive health and safety program
  • Safety and inspection checklists

Employee Benefits—An Employer’s Guide
Author: Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Benefits take many forms from pension plans to holiday pay. While laws governing employee benefits are detailed and complex this guide provides a well-rounded overview.

It covers everything from basic definitions to information on specific types of benefits. In addition it has a breakdown of benefit types so you can see what works best for you.


Employment Verification—An Employer’s Guide to Immigration, Form I-9 & E-Verify
Author: The Cavanagh Law Firm 

As an employer, you are responsible for verifying that every individual on your workforce is eligible to work in the United States. While all of this paperwork can get tricky, this guide will walk you through the many complicated procedures associated with verifying the work authorization of your employees.


An Employer’s Guide to FMLA and ADA
Author: Ford Harrison

What do you need to know regarding the FMLA and ADA?

  • Who is eligible for medical leave
  • What constitutes a disability
  • Which documentation can I request from an employee seeking medical leave
  • What if I cannot afford to accommodate for a disability
  • Which forms need to be completed for military family leave 

Our Employer’s Guide answers all these questions, and more. 

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