Public Contractors Must Certify Anti-Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Policies

As of January 1, 2018, prospective contractors must comply with new requirements if they wish to contract with Oregon state agencies. For contracts valued at $150,000 or more, contractors must certify in writing that they have a policy and practice of preventing sexual harassment, sexual assault and discrimination against employees who are members of a… Continue reading Public Contractors Must Certify Anti-Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Policies

DOL REJECTS SIX PART TEST FOR WHEN INTERNS ARE EMPLOYEES

On January 5, 2017, after four different appellate courts expressly rejected the DOL’s six part test for determining whether interns of for-profit employers are employees under the FLSA, the DOL announced that it would no longer use the six part test.  Instead, in keeping with the appellate courts’ rulings, the DOL will use the “primary… Continue reading DOL REJECTS SIX PART TEST FOR WHEN INTERNS ARE EMPLOYEES