2020 Employment Law Updates


Legal Timetable: Oregon Recent and Upcoming Changes

Development Implementation Date
Oregon Expands Breastfeeding and Lactation Protections September 29, 2019
Oregon Extends Statute of Limitations for Discrimination Claims September 29, 2019
Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $11.25 ($11.00 for Rural Counties) July 1, 2019
Portland, Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $12.50 July 1, 2019
Oregon Requires Notice of Immigration Enforcement Actions June 6, 2019
Oregon Requires Employers With 10 to 19 Employees to Register for Payroll-Deduction IRA Program May 15, 2019
Oregon Requires Employers With Five to Nine Employees to Register for Payroll-Deduction IRA Program November 15, 2019
Oregon Raises Creditor Garnishment Withholding Limits January 1, 2020
Oregon Prohibits Certain Restrictive Covenants Against Personal Support Workers January 1, 2020
Oregon Amends Noncompete Law January 1, 2020
Oregon Requires Pregnancy and Lactation Accommodations, Notice Posting January 1, 2020
Oregon Toughens Penalties Under OregonSaves Program January 1, 2020
Oregon Requires Flat Rate Withholding in Absence of Form OR-W-4 January 1, 2020
Oregon Family Leave Act Covers Organ and Tissue Donation January 1, 2020
Oregon Amends and Clarifies Equal Pay Law January 1, 2020
Oregon Requires Employers With Four or Fewer Employees to Register for Payroll-Deduction IRA Program May 15, 2020
   
Oregon Requires Notice of Pregnancy and Lactation Rights to Existing Employees June 29, 2020
Oregon Amends Scheduling Law July 1, 2020
Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $12.00 ($11.50 for Rural Counties) July 1, 2020
Oregon Subminimum Wage for Workers With Disabilities Increases to $9.25 July 1, 2020
Portland, Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $13.25 July 1, 2020
Oregon Limits Use of Nondisclosure Agreements, Requires Workplace Antidiscrimination Policy October 1, 2020
Portland, Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $14.00 July 1, 2021
Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $12.75 ($12.00 for Rural Counties) July 1, 2021
Oregon Subminimum Wage for Workers With Disabilities Increases to $10.75 July 1, 2021
Oregon Paid Family and Medical Leave Contribution and Notice Requirements Begin January 1, 2022
Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $13.50 ($12.50 for Rural Counties) July 1, 2022
Oregon Subminimum Wage for Workers With Disabilities Increases to $12.50 July 1, 2022
Portland, Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $14.75 July 1, 2022
Oregon Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits Begin January 1, 2023
Oregon Repeals Subminimum Wage for Workers With Disabilities July 1, 2023
Oregon Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation July 1, 2023
Portland, Oregon Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation July 1, 2023
Oregon Permits Civil Actions Against Employers Seeking Salary History January 1, 2024  

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