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  • Does your business need guidance?
    Oregon Labor and Industries offers lots of trainings for Oregon employers, supervisors, managers, and human resource professionals.

    Our professional trainers provide you with educational trainings and materials to help you follow the law.

    Our 2020 seminar schedule is available ​here.  Our trainers can also give your business or association a custom, onsite program. Click HERE for more details!
  • ** Check your taxes -- you may qualify for this tax credit **
    ​​​​​​Hundreds of thousands of Oregonians are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit but don’t know it – and could be missing out on a tax credit of up to $6,557.

    If your income was less than $56,000 in 2019, you may be able to get this refund. You can find more information by clicking here.

    Oregon employers must notify all employees of this tax credit. Click here for sample language!​
What does Oregon Labor and Industries do? Our Services
We protect employment rights, advance employment opportunities, and ensures access to housing and public accommodations free from discrimination.

Our core mission:
  1. Protect the rights of workers and citizens to equal, non-discriminatory treatment through the enforcement of anti-discrimination laws that apply to workplaces, housing and public accommodations
  2. Encourage and enforce compliance with state wages and hour laws and terms and conditions of employment
  3. Educate and train employers to understand and comply with both wage and hour and civil rights law
  4. Promote the development of a highly skilled, competitive workforce in Oregon through apprenticeship programs and partnerships with business, government, labor and educational institution

Meet Oregon Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle

Boards and Advisory Committees
Oregon Labor and Industries and the Commissioner oversee critical committees dealing with workforce development and prevailing wage rate law.
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For All Oregonians
We protect and defend Oregonians' civil rights. We investigate civil rights violations at work, when finding a home, and and in public places around the state. Click here for more information.
For Employees
We ensure employees are paid what they earn. We enforce laws related to minimum wage, overtime, terms and conditions of employment and prevailing wage rates on public works projects. We also help workers recover wages owed by an employer--click here for more information.
Apprenticeship and Training
Apprenticeships are paid, on-the-job training programs that give Oregonians pathways to family wage jobs. Click here to learn more about apprenticeship programs and opportunities.