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|Tuesday, October 19, 2010|
Intel’s big event this morning took place in a circus tent and there was a certain circus-like tone to the festivities. Many of the government and business dignitaries seemed almost giddy with the prospect of Intel investing billions in Oregon and creating thousands of new jobs. “What a great day to be alive!” exalted Congressman David Wu. “Sunshine, a couple billion dollars in new investment, a couple thousand new jobs. All we need is a an Oompah band playing ‘Happy Days are Here Again.'”
Other politicians were eager to second that notion. "It is about jobs and it is about national reputation,” said Kulongoski. "What this company has shown Oregon is that they have faith in us."
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Oregon Sick Leave is here, and changes to the federal white-collar worker regulations are on the way. This workshop will prepare you for both. We invite you to participate in an interactive discussion on how to start planning now for the future impact on your operations and finances.
Presented by OEN + CENTRL + YESpdx.
This Roundtable will cover numerous issues under the employer "shared responsibility" rules of the Affordable Care Act, including how to track the "full-time" status of variable-hour employees, temporary or seasonal employees, and employees who experience a change in status or a break in service. Additionally, we will provide a brief overview of Code sections 6055 and 6056, which require most mid-sized and large employers to submit their first information reports to the IRS in early 2016 regarding the health insurance coverage being offered to employees. We invite you to participate in an interactive discussion on how to prepare for the future impact of the shared responsibility rules on your operations and finances.