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Employment Law Resources
This page from the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries answers a wide variety of frequently asked questions from employers regarding employment law. Topics are organized alphabetically.
Visit this page from the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries to view a variety of publications available for Oregon employers, supervisors, managers and human resource professionals. The Technical Assistance program works closely with bureau enforcement divisions to provide employers with relevant materials that cover the latest developments in employment law. Order forms and publication previews are available for law topics including: Civil Rights, Employee Classification and Wage Hour Exemptions, Family Leave and Wage and Hour Laws.
This page within the United States Department of Labor website provides information on how to comply with federal employment laws. Visit this page to see what's new in federal employment law or to view information by topic, by audience or by major law.
Employer Technical Assistance within the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries helps employers comply with state and federal labor and employment laws. Technical Assistance offers both free and low-cost resources to Oregon employers from customized on-site seminars to answers by telephone and email. Visit this page to gain access to handbooks covering topics like "Wage and Hour Laws" and "Leave Laws in Oregon," along with other products like fact sheets, advice columns and posters.
The Wage and Hour Division within the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries serves Oregon wage earners by enforcing laws covering state minimum wage and overtime requirements, working conditions, child labor, farm and forest labor contracting and wage collection. Visit this page for information on the state's wage laws, including prevailing wage, required posters and for infomation on filing a wage claim or complaints.
Visit this page on the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries website for information on state and federal posting requirements. This page also provides poster order forms and downloadable posters.
Organized Labor Resources
The Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development's Workforce Labor Reps work closely with local program providers to deliver services to workers affected by layoffs and closures and to provide helpful next step information for both employers and workers. Visit this page to learn more about Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification (WARN), what to do if you are considering layoff, the expenses of outplacement services, layoff aversion resources and contact information for employers interested in confidential discussion about your options.
Visit this website from the University of Oregon Labor Education and Research Center for a variety of information on organized labor topics. Learn about Labor Education programs, classes and research on vital work and employment issues.