Protections for Workers
Information about the rights of employees who are covered by the National Labor Relations Act.
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.
Explains the federal laws that protect individuals with disabilities and how to file a complaint with the agencies that enforce these laws.
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.
Information about the Oregon and federal laws that give employees 12 weeks per year of unpaid family leave for certain purposes, such as the birth of a child or serious medical conditions. And the Oregon Military Family Leave Act (OMFLA) that gives military personnel unpaid leave per deployment for some purposes.
Contact OSHA if you are an employee in Oregon and would like to report hazards at your worksite, or believe you have been discriminated against on the basis of safety and health issues. You can file a complaint by filling out the online complaint form, or by contacting the closest field office to the employer's location: Bend 541-388-6066, Eugene 541-686-7562, Medford 541-776-6030, Pendleton 541-276-9175 Portland 503-229-5910, Salem 503-378-3274 En español: 1(800) 843-8086 opción 3
The Occupational Safety and Health Act gives employees and their representatives the right to file a complaint and request an OSHA inspection of their workplace if they believe there is a serious hazard or their employer is not following OSHA standards. Employees have the the right to request that their names not be revealed to their employers.
This brochure, "Workplace 101: Uncomplicated Information for Employers and Employees from Oregon OSHA", outlines employees' rights and responsibilities to ensure a safe, healthful place to work. It also gives a brief description of employers' responsibilities as well as contact information for helpful Oregon OSHA services.
Your job and your safety are important. Laws in Oregon protect workers who are victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault.
Video resources in Spanish, Chug, Akateko, Mam, Itzá, P'urepacha and Mixteco. We are providing this information as a community resource but have not independently verified each interpretation; links posted are provided by the Academia de Lenguas Mayas de Guatemala, the Oregon Health Authority, the City of Portland, and the Multnomah County Health Department.
Links to many government and trusted partners with resources for employees about their rights, safety and responsibilities during COVID-19.
Information and resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for concerned Oregonians.
Now that your Order to Set Aside ("Expungement Order") has been granted by a judge, what do you do next? The attached PDF will explain what it means to have an Expungement Order and gives you a form to help you update your information in the criminal record clearinghouse database.