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Portland Protected Sick Time Ordinance

Phone: 503-823-3008

Email: sicktimeinfo@portlandoregon.gov

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Background & Basics

This section of the presentation provides an overview of the City of Portland’s ordinance that requires most employers working in the City of Portland to provide employees with Protected Sick Time for qualifying absences.

Who is Covered? Paid vs Unpaid Time

This section of the presentation explains how to determine whether an employer or employee are covered by the law, and whether Sick Time must be paid or unpaid.

What is Covered? Qualifying Reasons

This section of the presentation will define qualifying absences for use of Protected Sick Time, and which family members are covered under the law.

Employee Eligibility, Accrual, Usage & Protection

The section of the presentation will explain Employee Accrual, Usage & Protection requirements for Protected Sick Time.

Employer Implementation & Tracking; PTO & Other Leave

This section of this presentation will address Employer tracking requirements, and will provide more information on the intersection of Sick Time with Paid Time Off (PTO) and other types of leave.

What is Required? Notice & Documentation Requirements

This section of this presentation will address employee notice requirements, as well as an employer’s notification and recordkeeping responsibilities under the ordinance.

Contact Info & Resources

This section concludes the online presentation, and provides contacts and resources for more information.