Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
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HOW TO USE THIS RESOURCE GUIDE
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GENERAL INFORMATION
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STEP ONE: MAKING SOME IMPORTANT DECISIONS
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STEP TWO: DRAFTING YOUR POLICY
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STEP THREE: THE PROCESS AND ALL THE FORMS
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STEP FOUR: COMMUNICATING TO STAFF/TRAINING MANAGERS
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STEP FIVE: DEALING WITH THE UNUSUAL
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ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT FAMILY LEAVE
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STEP SIX: SUMMARY
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APPENDIX A: COMPARISON OF OREGON AND FEDERAL LAWS
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APPENDIX B: SAMPLE LANGUAGE
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SAMPLE HANDBOOK LANGUAGE, 25-49 EMPLOYEES
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SAMPLE HANDBOOK LANGUAGE, 50+ EMPLOYEES
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SAMPLE OREGON FAMILY LEAVE POLICY, 25-49 EMPLOYEES
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SAMPLE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE POLICY, 50+ EMPLOYEES
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APPENDIX C: FORMS
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FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE REQUEST (OREGON EMPLOYERS WITH MORE THAN 50 EMPLOYEES)
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OREGON FAMILY LEAVE ACT (OFLA) LEAVE REQUEST
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(OREGON EMPLOYERS WITH 25-49 EMPLOYEES)
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GINA DISCLAIMER TO BE INCLUDED WITH ANY MEDICAL CERTIFICATION
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HANDBOOK RECEIPT ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM
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NOTICE OF EXPECTED DATE OF RETURN TO WORK
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DOCUMENTATION OF RETURN TO WORK FOLLOWING FMLA / OFLA LEAVE
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NOTICE OF EARLY RETURN FROM FMLA / OFLA LEAVE OR REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF LEAVE
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APPENDIX D: LINKS AND RESOURCES
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