Governor Brown signed HB 2005, Pay Equity, in to law on June 1, 2017. As a result of this legislation, which will restrict the ability for employers to seek salary history information prior to job offers, Oregon state government has removed the "salary amount for work experience" and the "preferred salary amount" fields in its job application process. The Guide to Salary Fields after Pay Equity provides step-by-step instructions on how to remove the information from these two fields.
The Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer's (CHRO) purpose is to provide direction and services to promote a stable and qualified workforce in Oregon state government all the while reflecting the state's values of accountability, equity, excellence and integrity. We oversee state agencies' human resources (HR) functions: Classification and Compensation, HR Policy, Executive Recruitments, Labor Relations and Workforce Development. We also provide services to state agencies for a variety of HR needs including operations and systems through service level agreement.