Oregon Diversity laws & HR compliance analysis

Oregon Diversity: What you need to know

The Oregon Fair Employment Practice Act prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age (18 or over), disability, or association with a member of a protected group (OR Rev. Stat. Sec. 659A.030 et seq.).
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The Office of Minority, Women and Emerging Small Business administers programs designed to promote economic opportunities for disadvantaged and minority- and woman-owned and emerging small businesses. For more on the tools, resources, and services offered by the agency, go to http://www.oregon4biz.com.
The Oregon Employment Department Business and Employment Services offers no-cost aid to businesses to help meet their workforce needs. The agency can help employers build a qualified, diverse workforce by providing state and local labor market information for use as a business planning tool and offering job-matching services based on the need of each employer, with specific services aimed at the disabled and veterans, as well as incentive programs for businesses that hire minority workers. For more information, go to http://www..oregon.gov/EMPLOY.
Last reviewed July 2016..

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