OR Paid Family Leave. Step aside OFLA because HB 2005 (FAMLI) is coming


Before you know it, 2023 will be here which means the HB2005 is unique from the other handful of states that required pay for state-protected leave because HB2005 known as the Family & Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) program requires employers pay low-income workers 100% of their wage funded through payroll taxes .OR joins CA, WA, and six other states in offering paid leave.

To Prepare:

  • If you have 25 or more employees, you will be impacted. Continue reading…
  • By September 1, 2021: The Employment Department will outline rules governing the administration of the FAMLI Program.
  • January 1, 2022: Payroll contributions begin (not to exceed one percent of employees wages).
  • January 1, 2022: Employers must provide written notice to employees of their rights under the FAMLI Program.
  • Call GourmetHR to update your handbook. Contact your payroll provider to ensure they have updated processing software that will support any paycheck record keeping requirements.

Sources: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Measures/Analysis/HB2005, https://www.jacksonlewis.com/publication/oregon-passes-paid-family-and-medical-leave-law

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