Daily Archives: February 8, 2018

Early Registration ERISA troubles

According to the law, Employers statewide must register a retirement plan with the State of Oregon on the state mandated schedule. Recently OregonSaves, the state-run program has announced they are opening registration to all employers ahead of schedule. But just because you can sign up early, should you?    When OregonSaves was created, the Oregon Treasury obtained a waiver from ERISA requirements from the United States Department of Labor.  ERISA is the Federal law governing […]

Oregon Sick Leave Update: Accrual Capping

When the Oregon Sick Leave Law was unveiled there were several parts of the law that were unclear. The short timeline between passage of the law and the effective date meant the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) had to rush out Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs). Unfortunately, the OARs did not address all of the uncertain parts of the law. Senate Bill 299 was passed to try to help clarify some items of concern. […]