July HR To-Do List

Important employment and workplace considerations to accomplish for the month of July. Conduct employee survey It’s important to keep a pulse on your employees. Conduct a mid-summer employee survey to gain insight on your organization and uncover areas that could use attention or improvement. Related Article >> Oregon employers: download and post updated minimum wage […]

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Oregon hotel tax rises with minimum wage

Oregon transient lodging tax will temporarily increase from 1% to 1.8% beginning July 1, 2016. This temporary lodging tax has been designed to create a $25 million-subsidy, earmarked for the 2021 World Track and Field Championships in Eugene. The tax will take a small drop to 1.5% in four years. This lodging tax increase comes on the heels […]

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Oregon’s One-of-a-Kind Minimum Wage Increase

The State of Oregon will be introducing a minimum wage increase unlike any other state, beginning July 1, 2016. This multi-tiered system will be divided into three geographical regions with corresponding wage rates and increase schedules.This involves an overall state increase, accompanied by an increase for the Portland Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) tier and two […]

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