The Wilsonville Chamber advocates for business-friendly legislation at the local and state levels of government. We monitor public policy issues, so you can focus on your business, not government regulation.
The WACC Legislative Blog Report was created to serve as an important, bipartisan resource during the current Legislative Session. The Chamber’s goal is to report to our members with timely information to enable you to be well-informed and effectively involved in the legislative process.
2019 Legislative Report – Week 13
1.Revenue. As we’ve noted, there is currently over $5.67 billion in additional revenue proposals that are alive in the legislature. The crown jewel of the revenue proposals is HB 3427, the $2 billion gross receipts tax for K-12 and early education.… Read the rest
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The Bureau of Oregon Labor & Industries released their concluding rules for employers and employees on Oregon’s groundbreaking Equal Pay Act, passed by the 2017 Oregon legislature. The new law that goes into effect on January 1, 2019, requires that employees be paid equally for comparable work regardless of gender or any of Oregon’s ten other protected classes.
Guide for Oregon’s Equal Pay Act
Effective January 1, 2019, Oregon’s groundbreaking Equal Pay Act requires that employees be paid equally for comparable work regardless of gender or any of Oregon’s ten other protected classes.
We believe this will be the most challenging human resources issue for most of our Chamber members over the next year.… Read the rest
Guest Blog Contributed by Chamber Member Dr. April Voves, Naturopathic Primary Care Physician at West Chiropractic & Wellness.
Cold? Flu? What should you do?
It is that time of year again, pull out those sweaters and scarfs the air is cool and crisp, the leaves are changing…and snot, sneezes, and coughs are everywhere! Cold and flu season is among us. What can you do about it? Arm yourself with this educational information on cold and flu season so you can stay healthy this season.
The Common Cold
The common cold is well, common, the most frequent illness in the industrialized world in fact! Typically, adults will have two or three colds a year (keep reading for tips on how to stay healthy!).… Read the rest
Save the Date for our 2018 Annual Meeting & Taste of Wilsonville!
Wed, December 12, 2018 | 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM | Al Kader Shriners 25100 SW Parkway Ave, Wilsonville
About WACC Annual Meeting & Taste of Wilsonville 2018
This year’s Annual Meeting will encompass many of the traditional elements of the Chamber Annual Meeting, but we’re also looking to change things up this year. We’re launching our inaugural Taste of Wilsonville where you will get to enjoy catered food from local Chamber restaurants, caterers, and bakeries. Partnering with our local eateries will bring a whole new element, plus it will shine a light on our many outstanding restaurants, caterers, and bakeries in our membership.
We’ll continue to honor the business community and look ahead to the next year as well as celebrate and thank our volunteers, committee chairs and outgoing board members. … Read the rest