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Keeping up with federal and state employment regulations is complex work for any business -- but good human resources guidance can help employers steer clear of costly lawsuits. Fortunately, the Oregon Pro is available. For years, the Oregon Business & Industry HR Library has helped employers and HR personnel find answers quickly. The Oregon Pro is a comprehensive, plain English resource that helps you manage employees from pre-hire through post-termination. Written in plain English, it is authored by top labor lawyers, so you know you can trust the guidance. The Oregon Pro Compliance Library allows users to download and customize hundreds of policies and forms; maintain proper employee personnel files; and create or bolster your employee handbook. When a federal or state labor law or regulation changes, the library is updated -- and you'll receive an e-mail notice so you can easily determine what, if any, changes you need to make. Extra bonus include the HR Update (a weekly newsletter with news and trends) and webinars worth credit towards SHRM-CP/SCP and HRCI certifications.

Includes 8 products for $587.00
  • An Employer’s Guide to FMLA and ADA
  • Employee Benefits – An Employer's Guide
  • Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify
  • Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Employers
  • Model Policies and Forms for Oregon Employers
  • Oregon Human Resources Manual
  • Wages and Hours – An Employer’s Guide
  • Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual
  • Plus a 1-year online subscription

    Oregon Pro was created in collaboration with Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt , and authored by Jean Ohman Back


    AOI recognizes that in the current economic climate, businesses are doing more with less. Everything is the Oregon Human Resources Manual is written for Oregon businesses, in a manner which cuts through the legal jargon, providing an informative easy to understand reference.

    Wendy Floyd, Chief Financial Officer, Associated Oregon Industries, Salem, Oregon

    We appreciate the offerings from ACCR HR due to the timeliness and relevance of the products. They help our library provide materials that our local business and patrons can use.

    Louise Meyers, Director, Stayton Public Library, Stayton, Oregon

    I have been in Human Resources for over 30 years.  "Performance Management Strategies: Finding Common G.R.O.U.N.D." was one of the best presented, arranged, and informative webinars I have ever participated in.  I wish my whole crew of supervisors and managers could have participated in it.  However, with the information I received and the way it was laid out, I hope that I will be able to mock the presentation for them. You and Jamie did an excellent job in presenting this in a clear, distinctive way that was interesting and was never boring. 

    Dena Smith, Heartland EMS, Inc. is a must-have not only for HR professionals in the state, but for labor and employee relations professionals, employment lawyers and small business owners. It is comprehensive in scope, addressing the many legal and compliance issues that face employers from recruiting to retirement. Yet, despite the wide range of issues covered, and the complexity of those issues, information is easy to find and comprehend, avoiding much of the legal-speak that can often be difficult to interpret.

    John A. Challenger, Chief Executive Officer, Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., Chicago, Illinois

    About the law firm

    Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

    Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is one of the Pacific Northwest’s top law firms, representing individuals and leading companies doing business in the region, across the U.S., and around the globe in a wide range of business and litigation matters. The firm has more than 170 attorneys in Portland, Bend, and Salem, Oregon, and Seattle and Vancouver, Washington. Schwabe attorneys provide a broad range of transaction and litigation services to many of the Pacific Northwest’s leading companies, more

    Oregon Business & Industry

    A United Voice for Oregon Business

    Oregon Business & Industry is Oregon's largest and most influential comprehensive business association advocating for a strong economy and a healthy, prosperous and competitive Oregon. Members participate with other business leaders committed to growing Oregon’s economy, quality jobs for our citizens, and healthy communities. OBI also offers members money-saving services.

    The OBI Mission

    To strengthen Oregon’s economy in order to achieve a healthy, prosperous and competitive Oregon for the benefit of present and future generations.


    OBI was created July 1, 2017, through the merger of Associated Oregon Industries (AOI) and Oregon Business Association (OBA). The goal of the merger was to combine the strengths of the two organizations and to create a unified voice for Oregon businesses. Here’s a look at the history of each organization:

    AOI: Serving Business Since 1895

    Founded in 1895, Associated Oregon Industries (AOI) quickly became a... learn more

    Topics covered

    Oregon Human Resources Manual

    Foreward from Oregon Business & Industry

    About Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

    About the Editor

    About the Contributors

    Editor's Foreward

    Features of the HR Library

    Chapter 01: Snapshot – An HR audit

    Chapter 02: Compliance thresholds

    Chapter 03: Recruiting and hiring

    Chapter 04: Background checks

    Chapter 05: Discrimination in employment

    Chapter 06: Noncompete agreements, intellectual property assignment and trade secrets

    Chapter 07: Employee handbooks

    Chapter 08: Wages and hours

    Chapter 09: Disabilities and reasonable accommodation

    Chapter 10: Employment verification

    Chapter 11: Child labor

    Chapter 12: Performance evaluations

    Chapter 13: Independent contractors

    Chapter 14: Temporary and leased employees

    Chapter 15: Privacy

    Chapter 16: Protecting technology and electronic information

    Chapter 17: Social media

    Chapter 18: Employee discipline

    Chapter 19: Smoking in the workplace

    Chapter 20: Relationships in the workplace

    Chapter 21: Workplace investigations

    Chapter 22: Termination

    Chapter 23: Plant closings and mass layoffs

    Chapter 24: Family and medical leave

    Chapter 25: Military leave

    Chapter 26: Additional types of leave

    Chapter 27: Safety and health in the workplace

    Chapter 28: Workplace violence

    Chapter 29: Employee benefits plans

    Chapter 30: Workers’ compensation

    Chapter 31: Unemployment insurance

    Chapter 32: Healthcare continuation

    Chapter 33: Healthcare portability and privacy

    Chapter 34: Traditional labor law

    Chapter 35: Public employers

    Chapter 36: Disaster planning

    Chapter 37: Business ethics

    Chapter 38: Politics in the workplace

    Appendix A: Recordkeeping requirements

    Appendix B: Posting requirements

    Model Policies and Forms for Oregon Employers

    Forward from Associated Oregon Industries

    About Barran Liebman LLP

    About the editor

    Editor's foreword

    Features of the HR Library

    Chapter 01: Introduction

    Chapter 02: Job descriptions

    Chapter 03: The pre-hire process

    Chapter 04: Time of hire

    Chapter 05: Basic policies

    Chapter 06: Equal employment opportunity policies

    Chapter 07: Time off and leaves of absence

    Chapter 08: Employee benefits

    Chapter 09: Wages and hours

    Chapter 10: Interns and independent contractors

    Chapter 11: Performance reviews and promotions

    Chapter 12: Confidentiality and conflicts of interest

    Chapter 13: Complaint reporting procedures

    Chapter 14: Personnel records and recordkeeping requirements

    Chapter 15: Layoffs

    Chapter 16: Termination of employment

    Chapter 17: Acknowledgement of receipt of handbook

    Appendix A: Posting requirements

    Appendix B: Compliance thresholds

    An Employer’s Guide to FMLA and ADA

    About FordHarrison LLP

    About the Author


    Snapshot - An HR Audit

    Chapter 1: The Family and Medical Leave Act

    Chapter 2: Key Definitions

    Chapter 3: Employer Coverage and Employee Eligibility

    Chapter 4: Reasons for Leave

    Chapter 5: Serious Health Conditions

    Chapter 6: Military Leave Under the FMLA

    Chapter 7: Length of Leave

    Chapter 8: Notice and Documentation - Employee Obligations and Employer Challenges

    Chapter 9: Certifications Necessary for Leave

    Chapter 10: Employer Notice and Documentation Requirements

    Chapter 11: Employee Rights Under the FMLA

    Chapter 12: Enforcement of the FMLA

    Chapter 13: Amendments and Proposals

    Chapter 14: Introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act

    Chapter 15: The ADA Amendments Act

    Chapter 16: Employers Covered

    Chapter 17: "Disability" in Detail

    Chapter 18: Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

    Chapter 19: The Pregnancy Discrimination Act

    Chapter 20: How the ADA Impacts Your Business

    Chapter 21: Enforcement of the ADA

    Appendix A: Leave and Other State Laws

    Employee Benefits – An Employer's Guide

    About Ogletree Deakins

    About the Authors


    Chapter 1: Employee Benefits Law

    Chapter 2: Life Insurance

    Chapter 3: Health Benefit Plans

    Chapter 4: Regulation of Group Health Plans

    Chapter 5: Healthcare Reform

    Chapter 6: Disability Plans

    Chapter 7: Severance Plans

    Chapter 8: Cafeteria Plans

    Chapter 9: Retirement Plans

    Chapter 10: Additional 401(k) Qualification Requirements

    Chapter 11: Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans

    Chapter 12: Employee Communication Under ERISA

    Chapter 13: Fiduciary Duties Under ERISA

    Chapter 14: Other Fringe Benefits

    Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify

    About the Cavanagh Law Firm PA

    About the Editors

    Chapter 01: Snapshot - An HR audit

    Chapter 02: Immigration and employment

    Chapter 03: Immigration visas

    Chapter 04: Form I-9

    Chapter 05: Tips to complete the Form I-9

    Chapter 06: Conducting internal audits

    Chapter 07: Expired documents and the I-9 form

    Chapter08: Anti-discrimination

    Chapter 09: Electronic completion and storage of Form I-9

    Chapter 10: No-match letter and wage reporting compliance

    Chapter 11: Additional Social Security number verification services

    Chapter 12: Investigations

    Chapter 13: IMAGE program

    Chapter 14: Responding to visits and calls regarding immigration

    Chapter 15: E-Verify

    Chapter 16: E-Verify regulations for federal contractors and subcontractors

    Chapter 17: Helpful steps to comply with E-Verify requirements

    Chapter 18: Criminal enforcement and I-9 audits

    Appendix A: Sample memorandum

    Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Employers

    About FordHarrison LLP

    About the Editors

    Editor's Foreward

    Chapter 1: Snapshot - An HR Audit

    Chapter 2: Pre-Employment Issues

    Chapter 3: Pre-Employment Testing

    Chapter 4: Interviews

    Chapter 5: Background Checks

    Chapter 6: The Employment Relationship

    Chapter 7: New Hire Reporting

    Chapter 8: Policy Manuals and Employee Handbooks

    Chapter 9: Employee Personnel Files

    Chapter 10: Employment Contracts

    Chapter 11: Non-Compete Agreements and Trade Secrets

    Chapter 12: Affirmative Action

    Chapter 13: Discipline

    Chapter 14: Termination

    Chapter 15: Layoffs

    Chapter 16: Employment Litigation

    Chapter 17: Union Organizing Activity

    Chapter 18: Social Media

    Appendix A: Federal Recordkeeping Requirements

    Appendix B: Posting Requirements

    Wages and Hours – An Employer’s Guide

    Squire Patton Boggs

    About the Authors

    Chapter 01: Snapshot

    Chapter 02: Overview

    Chapter 03: Covered employers

    Chapter 04: Workers not covered by federal law

    Chapter 05: Leased or temporary employees

    Chapter 06: White-collar exemptions

    Chapter 07: Additional exemptions

    Chapter 08: Minimum wage requirements - nonexempt employees

    Chapter 09: Overtime compensation - nonexempt employees

    Chapter 10: What counts as “wages” - nonexempt employees

    Chapter 11: Determining work time - nonexempt employees

    Chapter 12: Deductions from pay

    Chapter 13: Recordkeeping requirements

    Chapter 14: Enforcement

    Chapter 15: Remote workers and telecommuting

    Chapter 16: Posting requirements

    Chapter 17: Employment of minors

    Chapter 18: Equal pay

    Chapter 19: Payment of wages

    Chapter 20: Where to go for more information

    Appendix A: State agencies

    Appendix B: Wage and hour district offices

    Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual

    About Fisher Phillips LLP

    About the Author

    Chapter 1: Snapshot - An HR Audit

    Chapter 2: Introduction

    Chapter 3: Duties and Responsibilities

    Chapter 4: Employer's General Duty

    Chapter 5: Recordkeeping Requirements

    Chapter 6: Safety Incentive Programs

    Chapter 7: Significant Standards

    Chapter 8: Inspections

    Chapter 9: Citations and Penalties

    Chapter 10: Settling Citations

    Chapter 11: Procedural and Affirmative Defenses

    Chapter 12: Criminal Penalties

    Chapter 13: Developing a Comprehensive Health and Safety Program

    Chapter 14: Whistleblower Protection

    Chapter 15: Emergency Response and Preparedness

    Appendix A: Required Postings

    Appendix B: Forms for Recording Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

    Appendix C: Partially Exempt Industries from OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements

    Appendix D: Safety Checklist

    Appendix E: State Plan Review Commissions/Boards

    Appendix F: State Plan Notice of Contest Timeline

    Appendix G: Emergency Action Plan Checklist

    Appendix H: Safety Strategies

    Appendix I: Model Written Lockout/Tagout Program

    Appendix J: National, Regional, Local and Special Emphasis Inspection Programs

    Appendix K: OSHA Injury and Illness Recordability Worksheet

    Appendix L: Handling Violence in the Workplace

    Appendix M: OSHA Increases Focus on Safety for Temporary Employees

    Appendix N: OSHA Fact Sheet

    Forms and Policies

    WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee's Serious Health Condition

    WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition

    WH-384 Certification of Qualifying Exigency

    WH-385 Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Current Servicemember

    The Family and Medical Leave Act Poster (English)

    The Family and Medical Leave Act Poster (Spanish)

    WH-381 Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities

    WH-382 Designation Notice

    I-9 Form (2017 - 2019)

    I-9 Form Instructions (2017 - 2019)

    Immigration Compliance and Acknowledgment Form

    I-9 Form (2017 -2019)

    I-9 Form Instructions (2017 - 2019)

    No-Match Checklist

    Company Use Job Description

    Sample Job Questionairre

    Contract Policy

    Job Description

    At-Will Employment Application (Option 1)

    At-Will Employment Application (Option 2)

    At-Will Employment Application (Option 3)

    At-Will Employment Application (Option 4)

    Employment Interview Analysis

    Employment Reference

    Fair Credit Reporting Act Disclosure and Authorization for Oregon Employees

    Interview Checklist

    Interviewer Evaluation

    Job Offer Letter

    Mutual Agreement to Arbitrate Claims

    Non-Competition and Confidentiality Agreement

    Notice of Intent to Secure Credit History Report for Oregon Employees

    Pre-hire Checklist

    Reference Inquiry

    Reference Release Form

    Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

    Emergency Contact Form

    Federal Form I-9 (2019)

    Federal Form W4 (2019)

    Model Continuation Coverage General Notice

    Model General Notice of COBRA Continuation Coverage Rights

    New Employee Checklist

    Attendance Policy (Option 1)

    Attendance Policy (Option 2)

    Birthdays in the Workplace Policy

    Bring Your Own Devices Policy

    Cellphone Policy

    Classification Policy

    Conducting Personal Business in the Workplace Policy

    Dress Code Policy

    Drug-Free Workplace Policy (Government Contractors)

    Drug-Testing Policy (Option 1)

    Email Policy (Option 1)

    Email Policy (Option 2)

    Emergencies and Inclement Weather Policy

    Employee Suggestion Policy

    Employee Suggestion Program Entry Form

    Employment of Relatives Policy

    Inspection of Property Policy (Option 1)

    Inspection of Property Policy (Option 2)

    Introduction to Handbook

    Introductory Period Policy

    Music Policy

    No Bullying Policy

    Non-Fraternization and Dating Policy (Example 1)

    Non-Fraternization and Dating Policy (Example 2)

    No Solicitation Policy (for Government Employers)

    No Solicitation Policy (for Private Employers)

    Online Posting and Social Networking Policy

    Personal Conduct Policy (Option 1)

    Personal Conduct Policy (Option 2)

    Politics in the Workplace Policy

    Safety Policy (Option 1)

    Safety Policy (Option 2)

    Smoke-Free Environment Policy

    Social Media Policy

    Telecommuting and Work from Home Agreements

    Telecommuting and Work from Home Policy

    Telephone Usage Policy

    Vehicle Use Policy (Example 1)

    Vehicle Use Policy (Example 2)

    Workplace Violence Policy

    Workplace Violence Policy Checklist

    Acknowledgment and Attendance Form

    Acknowledgment of Employee Request for Accommodation

    Anti-Harassment Policy (Option 1)

    Anti-Harassment Policy (Option 2)

    Employee Request for Accommodation

    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    Interactive Process Questionnaire

    Reasonable Accommodation Policy

    Religious Accommodation Policy

    Workplace Diversity Policy

    Bereavement Leave Policy

    Certification of Physician or Practitioner for Pregnancy Disability Leave

    Crime Victim Leave and Accommodation Policy

    Domestic Violence Leave Policy

    Employee Rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act Poster

    Family and Medical Leave Policy under the FMLA and-or the OFLA

    Holiday Policy

    Jury Duty Leave Policy

    Leave Policy for Employers not Covered by the FMLA or OFLA

    Military Leave Policy

    Natural Disaster and Inclement Weather Policy

    Olympic Leave Policy

    Paid Time Off Policy

    Personal Leave of Absence Policy

    Pregnancy Disability Leave Form

    Pregnancy Disability Leave Policy

    Religious Leave Policy

    Request for Leave of Absence (Non-FMLA or Non-OFLA)

    Request Form for Leave to Address Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking Issues

    Request Form for Non-FMLA or Non-OFLA Leave

    Search and Rescue Operation Leave Policy

    Sick Leave Policy

    Vacation Time Policy

    Veterans Day Leave Policy

    WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee's Serious Health Condition

    WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serous Health Condition

    WH-381 Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities

    WH-382 Designation Notice

    WH-384 Certification of Qualifying Exigency

    WH-385 Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Current Servicemember

    WH-385-V Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Veteran

    401(k) Policy

    COBRA Information

    Long-Term Disability Plan Policy

    Short-Term Disability Plan Policy

    Tuition Reimbursement Policy

    Authorization to Receive Itemized Pay Statement in Electronic Form

    Employee Payroll Change Notice Form

    Notice to Employees Regarding Meal and Rest Periods

    Notice to Employees Regarding Meal and Rest Periods 2

    Overtime Policy

    Payday Policy

    Payroll Advance Policy

    Payroll Direct Deposit Form

    Request and Agreement to Waive Meal Periods

    Salary Change Recommendation Form

    Timekeeping Policy

    Compensation Review Policy

    Performance Appraisal (Option 1)

    Performance Appraisal (Option 2)

    Performance Appraisal Summary

    Performance Evaluation

    Performance Review Policy

    Promotion and Transfer Policy

    Confidentiality Policy (Option 1)

    Confidentiality Policy (Option 2)

    Conflicts of Interest Policy

    Data Security Breach Policy

    Medical Records Confidentiality Policy

    Open Door Policy

    Problem Solving Policy (Option 1)

    Problem Solving Policy (Option 2)

    Whistleblower Policy

    Whistleblower Policy (for Non-Profits)

    Personnel Records Policy

    Layoff Policy

    Discipline Notice (Option 1)

    Discipline Notice (Option 2)

    Employee Exit Interview Form

    Employee Exit Survey

    Employee Separation Clearance Checklist

    Exit Checklist

    Last Chance Agreement (Discipline)

    Progressive Discipline Policy

    Prohibited Conduct Policy (Option 1)

    Prohibited Conduct Policy (Option 2)

    Reference Release Form

    Reference Request Policy (Option 1)

    Reference Request Policy (Option 2)

    Separation Summary

    Termination Letter

    Termination Policy

    Acknowledgment Form

    FCRA Letter

    FCRA Notice

    Sample No Smoking Policy

    Employee Harassment Complaint

    Employee Payment of Employer Recovery of Benefit Premiums

    Modified Duty Return to Work Letter

    Sample Notice of Special Enrollment Rights

    OSHA Poster - Job Safety, It's the Law

    OSHA Form 300A - Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

    OSHA Form 300 - Forms for Recording Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

    Model Written Lockout-Tag Out Program