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Key News Updates for Oregon
- Biden Vaccine Mandate Workers at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4, 2022.
Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance Program has closed as of 12/01
- Worker’s Compensation for COVID-19: Workers who have been quarantined or isolated due to a workplace exposure or have contracted COVID-19 in the workplace may be entitled to have their lost wages and medical expenses covered by their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. Learn more on the Oregon.gov website.
- End Of FFCRA: As of December 31, 2020 Employers with 500 or less employees are no longer mandated to provide sick time. Employers can continue to provide voluntary sick time and receive the same payroll tax credits through March 31, 2021.
- Face coverings are required statewide as of July 1. More guidance on how to use and wear masks from Multnomah County here.
- Utility shutoffs: Portland-based utility providers PGE, Pacific Power, Portland Water Bureau, and Northwest Natural have suspended utility shutoffs.