BOLI To Accept Exemptions on Manufacturing Overtime Rules

Published Friday, March 27, 2020


Oregon Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle this afternoon published a temporary order that will allow some Oregon manufacturers to claim an exemption to the state’s overtime limitations. 

Read the order here

Employers involved in manufacturing that may “reasonably result in the reservation of life and property” may use the exemption. Employers seeking the exemption must file notice with the Bureau of Labor and Industries explaining the exemption and demonstrate that employees working the overtime have consented to do so.