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COVID-19 Employer Training Requirements – Manage your Exposure To Risk

Oregon OSHA requires employers to provide training to their employees. This training consists of 10 elements. The first four elements are covered by a 4-module training course. Employers must complete the remaining six industry specific training elements on their own. There are links within the training for employers to find information specific to their industry […]

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This month, two of my business clients received “notices” that it is time to file their annual report with the Oregon Secretary of State. The notices came from a company called “Workplace Compliance Services” (WCS). I am also the registered agent for these clients. Third Party Solicitation Scams There are signs that the notice is […]

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Alternative Financing for Businesses and Start-Ups

Small Business Financing A few months back, it was my pleasure to attend an event titled, “Money on a Mission.” It was a showcase of business lenders that offer an alternative to traditional banking, either because they loan money to people who can’t get loans from traditional banks, or that the bank itself is mission-driven […]

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New Laws For Oregon Employers, 2016

Ban The Box HB 3025 B Effective January 1, 2016, you are not allowed to ask about criminal history on job applications. You may ask about criminal history at the initial interview or after a conditional offer for employment is made. Exemptions: Non-employee volunteers, Law enforcement/criminal justice employees, and if a federal, state, or local […]

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