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Equal Opportunity Notice
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LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE
Language assistance services are available at no cost, upon request, at all our locations throughout the state. 
 
Contact your nearest WorkSource Oregon Employment Department office


 
For TTY-TDD ACCESS SERVICE
 
Call 7-1-1; or click here for Internet Relay service

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IS THE LAW
It is against the law for the WorkSource Oregon system to discriminate on the following
basis:

  • Against any individual in the United States, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, and
  • Against any beneficiary of programs financially assisted under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA), on the basis of the beneficiary's citizenship status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or his or her participation in any WIA Title I - financially assisted program or activity.
 
The WorkSource Oregon system must not discriminate in any of the following areas:
  • Deciding who will be admitted, or have access, to any WIA Title I-financially assisted program or activity;
  • Providing opportunities in, or treating any person with regard to, such a program or activity, or
  • Making employment decisions in the administration of, or in connection with, such a program or activity.

 

WHAT IF I BELIEVE I HAVE BEEN DISCRIMINATED AGAINST?
If you feel that you have been denied services or treated differently because of your race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief you may want to file a complaint. 
  • Where Do I File?
    • You may file a complaint with any one of the following agencies
      • Your local Equal Opportunity Coordinator
      • The State of Oregon Equal Opportunity Officer (1-800 237-3710 ext. 71692)
      • The Civil Rights Center, US Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-4123, Washington DC 202 10.
  • How Do I File?
    • Use the state form (Click here for Spanish version). Make sure you sign the statement or it will not be an official complaint.
    • Write a statement that includes the date of the instance, the agency or person that the complaint is against, a narrative of the event, and your contact information. Make sure you sign the statement or it will not be an official complaint.
    • Return the completed form to your local Equal Opportunity Coordinator or the state Equal Opportunity Officer at 875 Union St. NE, Salem, OR 97311.
  • Is there a time line?
    • Generally, a complaint must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination. However, for good cause shown, the Director may extend the filing time.
  • What If I need help completing the paperwork?
    • Please ask for assistance and staff will provide reasonable accommodations free of charge.
  • Then What Happens?
    • You will receive a letter that the complaint was received. Your complaint will be investigated and you will receive an answer in 90 days.
  • What if I don't like the answer?
    • You have 30 days from the notice to appeal to the US Department of Labor Civil Rights Center.
 
Discrimination Complaint Brochure (English)
 
Alternative Disput Resolution Brochure 

 

WHAT IF MY COMPLAINT IS NOT COVERED BY DISCRIMINATION LAWS?
 
If you have a concern about the employment services you received through the WorkSource Oregon system you may want to talk to someone.
 
Who do I talk to?
  • Ask to speak to the complaint specialist in each office
  • Contact the Oregon Employment Department Business and Employment Services Complaint Coordinator ( 1-800-237-3710 ex. 71670).
  • Agricultural workers should contact the Oregon Employment Department Monitor Advocate (503-947-1220).

DISABILITY ACCESS RESOURCES
Employment services to Seniors and people with disabilities
Oregon's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Commission for the Blind 
 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM/EMPLOYER
 
WorkSource Oregon is an equal opportunity program and does not discriminate in employment or the provision of public services on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, political affiliation or belief. The following services are available free of cost, upon request: Auxiliary aids or services, alternate formats, such as Braille, large print, audio CD or tape, oral presentation, and electronic format to individuals with disabilities, and language assistance to individuals with limited English proficiency. Contact your nearest  WorkSource Oregon Employment Department office

Required Posters
 
WorkSource Oregon "Equal Opportunity is the Law"

English Version 
Spanish Version 

State and Federal required posters:
http://www.oregon.gov/BOLI/CRD/C_Postings.shtml