Oregon Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

Oregon Notices (Posting): What you need to know

Oregon requires that covered employers post notices in the workplace informing employees of their rights and obligations under various employment laws. The notices must be placed conspicuously and in enough places to be easily seen by employees as they enter and exit the workplace. A majority of the state-mandated posters are available online from the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries at www.oregon.gov/BOLI.
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Overview. Detailed discussion is provided below on selected, broadly applicable state employment poster and notice requirements.
Please note that additional poster and notice requirements and best practices may apply, particularly in industrial workplaces, healthcare and educational facilities, and other workplaces with unique or specific needs.
Child labor. Every employer of children under 16 years of age must conspicuously post a printed notice stating the maximum number of daily and weekly hours minors are required to work (OR Rev. Stat. Sec. 653.315).
Domestic violence victim leave. All employers with more than 6 employees in Oregon are required to provide reasonable leave and safety accommodations for victims of domestic violence, harassment, sexual assault, or stalking. Notice of these rights must be posted in a conspicuous location in the workplace. OR Rev. Stat. Sec. 659A.270
A sample notice is available online from the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries at www.oregon.gov/BOLI.
Equal pay. The Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 (H.B. 2005) prohibits employers from asking workers about their salary history, screening job applicants based on their current or past compensation, or basing pay on past compensation. The ban on salary-history questions takes effect on October 6, ...

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