Coronavirus OBI Statements

Western Governors Coordinating on Economic Restart, Timeline Unclear (4/17/2020)

How is This Crisis Impacting Oregon’s Iconic Industries? (4/17/2020)

Oregon Employment Dept Reports 1 in 7 Oregonians Lost Jobs (4/17/2020)

Business Coalition Again Calls on Gov. Brown for Economic Relief (4/10/2020)

Coronavirus Crisis Impacting Oregon Mainstay Manufacturers (4/10/2020)

Oregon Unemployment Claims Outpace the Great Recession Total Job Loss (4/10/2020)

New Data Shed Light on Industry Impacts and Oregonians’ Attitudes (4/8/2020)

New COVID-19 Medical Advisory Panel Convened (4/8/2020)

Restaurant Dine-In Closure Extended (4/8/2020)

Governor Announces Schools Closed for Rest of School Year (4/8/2020)

How is Oregon Comparing to Other States in our Response to COVID-19? (4/6/2020)

Oregon Sends Ventilators to New York (4/6/2020)

Center for Disease Control Now Recommending Cloth Face Covers for Public (4/6/2020)

Emergency FMLA Now in Effect (4/3/2020)

Oregon Unemployment Claims Continue to Skyrocket (4/3/2020)

SAIF $10 Million Coronavirus Workers Safety Fund (4/1/2020)

U.S. Chamber Updates Coronavirus Materials (4/1/2020)

Businesses Give $2.5 Million to Help in COVID-19 Crisis (4/1/2020)

Resources for Oregon Businesses (3/30/2020)

OSHA Q&A (3/30/2020)

FMLA Q&A (3/30/2020)

BOLI To Accept Exemptions on Manufacturing Overtime Rules (3/27/2020)

Federal Stimulus Package and SBA Loans (3/27/2020)

Emergency FMLA Starting April 1 (3/27/2020)

Oregon Legislative Special Session (3/27/2020)

SAIF Establishes $10 Million COVID-19 Worker Fund (3/27/2020)

Oregon Unemployment (3/27/2020)

Oregon Legislature to Meet (3/25/2020)

Governor's Guidelines (3/25/2020)

Federal Stimulus (3/25/2020)

Coronavirus Q&A for Employers (3/25/2020)

A Note From OBI President & CEO Sandra McDonough (3/25/2020)

OBI Statement in Response to Governor's Orders (3/23/2020)

Employment, Legal, Tax, Financial Resources (3/21/2020)

COVID-19 Shopping Guidelines (3/19/2020)

Business Outlines Economic Relief Plan (3/18/2020)

Unemployment Insurance (3/18/2020)

Federal Updates (3/18/2020)

Oregon Business Outlines Priority Actions (3/17/2020)

PhRMA: Helping Those Affected by the Coronavirus

Governor Bans Gatherings of More Than 25 (3/16/2020)

Coronavirus Economic Advisory Council (3/16/2020)

Coronavirus in the Workplace Webinar

School Closures (3/13/2020) – Oregon Gov. Kate Brown ordered schools throughout the state to close from Monday, March 16, through Tuesday, March 31. 

Recommendations for Employers (3/13/2020) – The Oregon business community’s first priority is ensuring our employees stay healthy and safe. Find recommendations on how to maintain a flexible workplace during the coronavirus pandemic.

OBI Coronavirus Briefing Audio Recording (3/6/2020) – OBI hosted a conference call briefing with partners at Oregon Health & Science University, the Governor's Office, the Bureau of Labor and Industries and the Oregon Employment Department to inform the business community on the coronavirus situation in Oregon.

Coronavirus Information Resources (3/3/2020) – Get information and resources for your business and employees on the developing situation around coronavirus in Oregon.