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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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, 2017; most of the bill’s other provisions take effect on January 1, 2019. Employers are required to post a notice of the law’s requirements in every establishment where employees work; the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries will provide a template.
Family and medical leave. Employers with 25 or more employees must conspicuously post the ...

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