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Ombuds Office for Oregon Workers

Independent advocate for Oregon workers

The Ombuds Office for Oregon Workers is the state office that serves as an independent advocate for workers by helping them understand their rights, benefits, protections, and responsibilities within the workers’ compensation system and workplace safety and health laws and rules.

The Ombuds team also provides educational and informational seminars to labor groups, employers, insurance companies, and others interested in workers’ issues related to workers’ compensation and workplace safety and health.

Contact the Ombuds Office for Oregon Workers

Call 503-378-3351 or 800-927-1271 (toll-free).

You can also email oow.questions@dcbs.​

Provide comment on workers’ compensation rules

You can provide input on changes to workers’ compensation rules through the Management-Labor Advisory Committee. Go to the committee’s website to sign up for meeting notices and contact the MLAC administrator.

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