BOLI recently issued proposed rules that would implement the remaining provisions of the Oregon Equal Pay Act. (As a refresher, a summary of the Act's provisions is available here.) The proposed rules are available on BOLI's website, and the deadline to comment is September 28 at 5 p.m.
The proposed rules provide some clarity, but leave other questions unanswered. Below are the top five takeaways:
What three things can employers do now?
As the window for compliance narrows, employers should consider the following three steps to ensure pay equity and assess and limit risk:
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