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Eugene, OR 97401
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Sick Leave Ordinance
The final Administrative Rules that implement the adopted Sick Leave Ordinance have been approved and are now available. The City is currently finalizing a contract with the Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI) who will assist with implementation and enforcement of the rules. As part of this work, a series of trainings for employers are being planned beginning in early April and running through and beyond the July 1, 2015 implementation date. Additional details on these sessions will be posted on this webpage soon, as will new information on frequently asked questions about the rules and how to implement.

What is the Eugene Sick Leave Ordinance?


On July 28, 2014, the Eugene City Council passed a law that allows everyone working within the Eugene city limits to accrue paid sick time at work.

When will the Eugene Sick Leave Ordinance go into effect?

On July 1, 2015, eligible workers will begin accruing sick time.

Where can I find the ordinance?

The final, adopted ordinance can be found here.

Where can I find the administrative rules?

The final administrative rules can be found here.

What happens next?

City staff are working with BOLI to prepare informational materials and to schedule a series of trainings for employers on the sick leave rules beginning in early April. This information and a schedule of meetings will be posted here in the coming weeks.

What is the project timeline?

February 2015 through June 2015 – Training sessions for employers and other outreach
July 1, 2015 – Ordinance effective date

For additional information contact Policy Analyst Jason Dedrick, 541.682.5033.

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