|
Close





Oregon Leave of Absence (FMLA): What you need to know

Oregon's Family Leave Act (OFLA) requires employers to grant eligible employees unpaid time off for a variety of family- and health-related reasons. The Act covers employers with 25 or more employees (OR Rev. Stat. Sec. 659A.150et seq.).
For a Limited Time receive a FREE Compensation Market Analysis Report! Find out how much you should be paying to attract and retain the best applicants and employees, with customized information for your industry, location, and job. Get Your Report Now!
Employees may take family leave for the following reasons:
• To care for an infant, a newly adopted child under the age of 18, a newly placed foster child under 18, or an adopted or foster child over 18 if the child is incapable of self-care because of a physical or mental disability. Note that this leave must be completed within 12 months after the birth or placement.
• To care for a family member with a serious health condition.
• To recover from or seek treatment for the employee's own serious health condition (including pregnancy).
• To care for a child with an illness or injury that is not a serious health condition but that requires home care. An employer is not required to grant leave for routine medical or dental appointments.
(OR Admin. Rules 839-009-0230 ).
An employee who is unable to work because of a disabling compensable injury under the state's workers' compensation law will not be eligible for family leave under state law (OR Rev. Stat. Sec. 659A.150).
Note: An employer need not grant leave to care for a sick child if another family member is available to do so.
"Family member" means spouse of an employee; same-sex domestic partners; the biological, adoptive, or foster parent or child of the employee; the grandparent or grandchild of the employee; a parent-in-law of the employee; or a person with whom the employee was or is in a relationship of in loco parentis.
"Child," for the purposes of parental and sick child leave only (not ...

>> Read more about Leave of Absence (FMLA)

More on this topic:

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |

Oregon Leave of Absence (FMLA) Resources

Leave of Absence (FMLA) Products

Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Top 100 FLSA Overtime Q&As

We’ve compiled a list of the 100 most commonly asked questions we have received on the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations.
Download Now!


This report, "Top 100 FLSA Q&As", is designed to provide you with an examination of the federal FLSA overtime regulations in Q&A format, including valuable tips for bringing your workplace into compliance in an affordable manner.

At the end of the report, you will find a list of state resources on wage and hour issues. This report includes practical advice on topics such as:
  • FLSA Coverage: How FLSA regulations apply to all employers and any specific exemptions from the overtime requirements
  • Salary Level: Qualifying for exemptions and nonexempt employees
  • Deductions from Pay: Deducting for violations, disciplinary reasons, sick leave, or personal leave


Download Now!