In a lawsuit filed Monday, Laura Hanson says she was discouraged from taking protected medical leave and punished when she did. Hanson’s case led to changes in how the Legislature handles some workplace complaints.
Senate Bill 780 would protect hospitals and others from being sued for “acts or omissions” made because of emergency rules set by the government.
A bill introduced in the Oregon House would delay many facets of the Oregon Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance program by a year.
Senate Bill 755, which is moving through the Legislature, includes some meaningful changes to the treatment process envisioned in 2020′s Ballot Measure 110.
Some Oregonians said a Legacy Health website for scheduling vaccine appointments would not let them complete a reservation Monday morning.
As new cases of COVID-19 rise in Oregon, Brown decided to extend the state of emergency until Jan. 2, 2021. It had been scheduled to expire Nov. 3.
Gov. Kate Brown is expanding Oregon’s statewide face mask policy, requiring that most Oregonians wear masks in outdoor situations when they cannot stay six feet from other people.
The state of Oregon is open for business again, but not in the way Gov. Kate Brown hoped.
Health providers are sending a message to tobacco companies gearing up to fight a proposed $2-per-pack hike on cigarette taxes in Oregon: Be prepared to spend big.