February 20, 2013, 1:54 pmThe Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries - "BOLI" has finished their new online tool that Commissioner Brad Avakian says will be extremely beneficial for businesses, customers and consumers. The site lists all of the agency's final orders and digests in one place. These are basically precedent's that people could use if they think they may be in a gray area regarding a labor issue. We have posted the press release for you below.
Agency creates new online tool with BOLI Final Orders and Digests
Labor Commissioner Avakian praises effort to create new user-friendly and accessible resource
PORTLAND–Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian today announced that the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) has published all Final Orders and Digests online, making them free and accessible to the public.
All Final Orders from 1973 to present are now available on the agency’s website here. In addition to transferring more than 10,000 pages to the agency’s website, the agency has published Digests that serve as the key to helping students, advocates and attorneys navigate the legal issues involved in the more than 600 contested cases now online.
“By publishing decades of Final Orders – and the Digests that help visitors navigate the legal issues involved – our agency is creating a new user-friendly resource for students, advocates and the legal community,” said Commissioner Avakian. “My hope is that this new online tool will make our agency more accessible and transparent to the public. I greatly appreciate the work of agency staff in making this valuable tool available.”
The project – spearheaded by Legal Policy Advisor Marcia Ohlemiller and Administrative Law Judge Alan McCullough – is the product of hundreds of hours of work to create a user-friendly and accessible new tool.
The updated website now includes: