Regulation and Compliance​

Websites & Online Resources

Inclusion Guidance, Recruitment Support and Disability Awareness Training For Oregon Businesses

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and the Oregon Commission for the Blind (OCB) partner together to provide inclusion guidance, recruitment support and disability awareness training for Oregon businesses.  This training is relevant to human resource professionals, managers and staff of any business, educational institute or government agency. In addition, OCB can provide training on topics including assistive technology and accommodations used for existing and future employees with vision loss.

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OSHA Small Business Safety and Health Handbook

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed a handbook summarizes the benefits of an effective safety and health program, provides self-inspection checklists for employers to identify workplace hazards, and reviews key workplace safety and health resources for small businesses.

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How Employers Can Report Job Refusal by Unemployment Insurance Claimants

Unemployed workers cannot refuse job offers or a recall to their previous job (if temporarily laid off) because of their un-employment benefit amount. Refusing work solely due to weekly unemployment benefit payments is considered fraud. The Employment Department provides ways to report job refusals. Use this Employer Form to report individuals who have:

• Refused an offer of work
• Failed to report to work after hire – or –
• Have chosen not to return to work when recalled

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Worker Rights – US Dept. of Labor Guide

The US DOL provides a quick access to information on wage and hour rights, for all workers, essential workers and to help employers with compliance. Included are general fair pay, unpaid leave, Young workers, Farm workers, H-2B workers and restaurant worker guidance.

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Rogue Business Connections

The Rogue Business Connections community on LinkedIn allows business and nonprofit leaders in the Rogue Valley to connect and share questions, resources and solutions to the challenges that many businesses face in our region.

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