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Reasonable Accommodations for Employees with Disabilities

Information for job applicants and employees regarding the rights and protections that individuals with disabilities have under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Oregon state law (ORS 659A) regarding reasonable accommodations and disability-related employment discrimination.

Employee Background Checks

When you're applying for a job and the employer requires a background check, you have rights — and the employer has rules to follow. Before you complete the application or go on the interview, know what the company legally can and cannot do.

Employee Rights under the NLRA (National Labor Relations Act)

Information about the rights of employees who are covered by the National Labor Relations Act.

Service Animals in Oregon

Disability Rights Oregon's Service Animals page contains multiple resources with useful information about service animal laws in Oregon in housing, employment and public places. Resources include a video, multiple FAQs and a guide (attached PDF.)

Employment Rights of People with Disabilities

Information about laws that protect persons with disabilities in getting a job and in the workplace.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Information about federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination. This website also has information about how to file a Charge of Employment Discrimination with this federal agency.

Employment Rights: Who Has Them & How to Enforce Them

Explains the federal laws that protect individuals with disabilities and how to file a complaint with the agencies that enforce these laws.

What Employers Need to Know About People with Disabilities

Information for employers about laws that protect employees who have disabilities.

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination

The federal laws that prohibit job discrimination.

Disability Rights in the Workplace

Information about Oregon and federal laws that protect employees who have disabilities.

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination

The federal laws that prohibit job discrimination.

Oregon Employment Initiative: Find a Job

Employment resources for seniors and persons with disabilities.

Working While Disabled - How SSA Can Help

Information about programs that can help you to work and still receive disability benefits.

A Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

A pamphlet for people with disabilities providing a general explanation of the employment provisions of the ADA and how to file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

What Employers Need to Know About People with Disabilities

Information for employers about laws that protect employees who have disabilities.

Employed Persons with Disabilities (EPD)

EPD is a Medicaid program administered by the Oregon Department of Human Services. EPD provides medical coverage and long-term services to people with disabilities who are employed.

Programs and Services for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities - Oregon DHS

Programs and services available to assist senior and people with disabilities, including: Alzheimer's Resources, For Family Caregivers, Community-Based Care, Help in Your Home, Spousal Impoverishment Law, Estate Administration Program, Elder Abuse Investigation, Elder Financial Exploitation, Financial and Medical Assistance.

Accessibility to Oregon Courts

Information about requesting accommodation for disabilities in order to use the state court system's services or facilities.

Disability Law Handbook

This handbook is a broad overview of rights and obligations under federal disability laws. This handbook is intended to inform rather than to advise. You should consult an attorney for advice about your particular situation. By Southwest ADA Center.

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