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Oregon's New Pay Equity Law

  • Friday, October 05, 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • TVF&R Training Center Auditorium (Sherwood)
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Please join us for a discussion on the Oregon Equal Pay  Act of 2017.  Jeff Burgess, BOLI Training and Development Specialist, will help us navigate this new law and provide the latest  administrative rules issued by BOLI.    Effective January 1, 2019, the Pay Equity Law prohibition will expand to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or age. It also expands beyond just wages to include bonuses, benefits, fringe benefits and equity-based compensation.  Please join us for the latest information from BOLI on how to have your organization prepared for this upcoming deadline. 

About the Presenter:

Jeff Burgess received his undergraduate education at the University of California at Santa Barbara where he was a Scottish Rite scholar. He graduated in 1985 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Law and Society and Business Economics. He received his legal education from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1988. After law school he worked in private law practice for 15 years, with an emphasis in litigation. For most of the last 12 years, Jeff has been a case presenter with the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI), taking Wage and Hour Division and Civil Rights Division cases to administrative hearing. Six years ago he joined the Technical Assistance for Employers Program at BOLI where he teaches seminars in Oregon employment law to employers, supervisors, managers and human resources professionals. He also writes a newspaper column that is published throughout the state, edits handbooks for employers, and answers telephone and email inquiries about wage and hour and civil rights issues for the business community. 


TVF&R Training Center Auditorium - 12400 SW Tonquin Rd; Sherwood OR  97140

This seminar has been approved for 2.5 SHRM recertification hours

The Oregon Chapter of the Public Sector Human Resources Association (PSHRA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  Tax ID #45-5602679. 

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