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Employee Rights

Protected Classes​​

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) does not allow workplace discrimination based on or because of an employee's protected class status as defined by State of Oregon law and federal law. These protected classes include but are not limited to:

Age (18 and older)
​Color ​Religion​
​Disability ​Sex
​Gender Identity ​Sexual Orientation
​Marital Status ​Whistleblower
​National origin

Filing a Complaint

Any OHA employee, intern, volunteer, contractor or vendor believed to have been subjected to workplace discrimination, harassment, or sexual harassment based on a protected class status has the right to file a complaint with the OHA's Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI). To file a complaint, send the completed Complaint Form​​ to:

Office of Equity and Inclusion
Attn: EEO/Affirmative Action Manager
421 SW Oak Street, Suite 750
Portland OR 97204

Phone: 971-673-1284
Fax: 971-673-1330
Email: OHA.InternalCivilRights@state.or.us

Policy and Procedure

For more details, see the Statewide Discrimination and Harassment Free Workplace Policy 50.010.01​​ and the related Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedure​. Contact the Office of Equity​ and Inclusion with any related questions.