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Discrimination & Harassment

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Retaliation is Illegal

Most laws giving rights to agricultural workers prohibit employers from discriminating against any worker who complains or files a lawsuit against the employer.

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.

Immigration-Related Discrimination

Information about workplace discrimination because of national origin or immigration status and where you can get help.

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination

The federal laws that prohibit job discrimination.

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.

What is Employment Discrimination?

Information about employment discrimination that is illegal under federal laws.

Immigration-Related Discrimination

Information about workplace discrimination because of national origin or immigration status and where you can get help.

Summary of Laws that Help Farm Workers

Information about: Work and Hours, Right to Receive Written Disclosures, Farm Labor Housing, Field Sanitation, Right to be Free From Discrimination.

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination

The federal laws that prohibit job discrimination.

Employment Civil Rights Complaint

Find out how to file a complaint with the state enforcement agency if you have been illegally discriminated against at work.

Sexual Harassment is Against the Law

Sexual harassment is a form of unlawful employment discrimination. Find out more about it here.

Workplace Sexual Harassment

Information about sexual harassment at work.

Sexual Harassment Questions & Answers

Information about sexual harassment at work.

Summary of Laws that Help Farm Workers

Information about: Work and Hours, Right to Receive Written Disclosures, Farm Labor Housing, Field Sanitation, Right to be Free From Discrimination.

Retaliation is Illegal

Most laws giving rights to agricultural workers prohibit employers from discriminating against any worker who complains or files a lawsuit against the employer.

Accessibility to Oregon Courts

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

Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI)

Website of the State of Oregon's Bureau of Labor and Industries. Contains information for the worker.

Federal Employment Law Guide

Information about federal employment laws.

Notary Publics are NOT Lawyers

A notary public in the United States is not trained in the law or a graduate of a law school, and is not a lawyer. Read more here.

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