Five-Year Statute of Limitations Starts… Now

A key provision of the Oregon Workplace Fairness Act takes effect today. Previously, Oregon law required most workplace discrimination and harassment claims to be brought within one year. Under the new law, employees will have up to five years to bring claims for unlawful workplace discrimination and harassment that occurs on or after October 1, 2019. …

Oregon State Economist: Employers having trouble finding workers who can pass a drug test.

The latest quarterly report from Oregon's Office of Economic Analysis shows that the state economy is thriving - unemployment remains at a historically-low 4%. The report also cites "anecdotal" evidence that with the tight job market, employers are having difficulty finding employees who can pass a drug test, citing the growth of the legal marijuana industries …