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SAIF has approved a $10 million fund to support employee safety, reduce injuries, and decrease exposure during the coronavirus pandemic. Many OBI members are SAIF policyholders through our CompSAFE program.

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The federal emergency Family Medical Leave Act and sick leave related to COVID-19 goes into effect April 1. 

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This week, the Department of Revenue announced that it was delaying filing deadlines for corporate and personal 2019 tax returns.

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In anticipation of a special legislative session next week, the chairs of the Special Joint Committee on Coronavirus Response sent a letter to legislative leadership narrowing down the longer list of 47 policy proposals to an 11-page priority list.

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Unemployment insurance claims are setting new records nationwide and in Oregon. The U.S. Labor Department reported 3.2 million this week. In Oregon, the federal labor department listed the number at 22,800, but that only accounted for processed claims.

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The last several days have been incredibly challenging times for Oregon businesses and our workers. The extraordinary measures that have been taken to stop the spread of coronavirus, including business closures, have had an unprecedented impact on employers in our state.

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The governor, in her executive orders, has been very specific about which businesses are closed. If your industry is not on the list, the presumption is that you may remain open so long as you implement the social distancing requirements of the governor’s March 23 Stay Home, Save Lives order.

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Today the U.S. Senate will consider a compromise $2 trillion stimulus package to aid coronavirus response across the nation, called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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On Monday Gov. Kate Brown issued her Stay Home, Save Lives order, asking Oregonians to stay home except for essential needs like grocery shopping and going to a pharmacy.

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We expect the Oregon Legislature to meet in a special session next week to designate funding to address the pandemic’s affect in Oregon.

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