Was the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) expanded for COVID-19 reasons?

In the 2021 legislative session an expansion to the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) was passed. The bill expanded the definition of sick child leave to include providing home care to an employee’s child due to the closure of the child’s school or child care provider as a result of a public health emergency and allows for certain employer verification practices related to requests for this leave.  Employees may contact the Protected Leave Officers in University Human Resources (UHR) at [email protected] to find out more information about their eligibility for this leave. 

Last Modified: 
September 17, 2021