What happens if an employer doesn’t pay? September 20, 2022 23:39 Updated If an employer doesn’t pay contributions when they are due, they may be responsible for paying penalties and interest. Related articles My business has X number of employees. Am I required to participate? My business is in a state that already has a Paid Leave program. Do I have to participate in this one, as well? My business only has gig workers. Does this apply to my business? Are there alternatives to the state paid leave plan for employers? Why did the Oregon Employment Department delay the start of the program? I need this benefit now.