Employers must track and report instances of workers contracting COVID-19 on the job, not those stemming from exposure to the new coronavirus while off the clock, OSHA said. OSHA update—new
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On March 5, House Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate President Peter Courtney abruptly adjourned Oregon’s 2020 Legislative Session, and in the words of the Senate president, ended “a failed session.”
Today, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on H.R. 6201—the recently House-passed coronavirus emergency bill. AGC opposes the employer-fronted paid leave mandates included in the House bill as they
COVID-19: Changing Times? Yes… Change What You Are Doing? Maybe… HR Answers, in partnership with the Oregon-Columbia Chapter, is pleased to offer services through AGC’s HR Advice member benefit program.
All contractors should incorporate COVID-19 transmission and prevention into all job hazard analyses (JHAs) and pre-task safety planning for all aspects of the work. This tool is provided solely as
[Updated March 24] The medical community in Oregon is urgently requesting any spare personal protection equipment to keep medical providers safe while treating patients with COVID-19. There is an insufficient
By: Mike Salsgiver Executive Director, AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter This article was published by the DJC on March 17 in Buildings Bridges and Roads, and can be viewed here (subscription required).
This morning, as expected, Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued an Executive Order (EO 20-12, attached) ordering all Oregonians to stay at home, outlined a list of non-essential businesses that are
The Senate is expected to vote on a $2 trillion stimulus bill tonight that is designed to address economic dislocations caused by the national response to the Coronavirus. The House
On March 25, the U.S. Senate passed the largest economic aid package in our nation’s history. On a 96 to 0 vote, the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic