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All workers in Oregon have rights that protect you from being taken advantage of or discriminated against.

Laws set the minimum wage, protect breaks, give you overtime pay, provide sick time, and more. Learn more about your rights at work, file a complaint, or ask a question.

Oregon laws protect you at work. If your employer is doing something wrong, we can help.

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Your rights at work

Learn more about the rules that protect you on the job, like pay, overtime, breaks, and more.

Final paychecks

If you leave a job for any reason, laws govern when your employer must give you your final paycheck and any wages owed.

Discrimination at work

Are you being discriminated against or treated differently? Learn more about how you are protected in Oregon.

File a complaint

If your employer is violating the law, we'll help you take action. File a complaint and get more information.

Equal pay laws

You must be paid the same as other workers doing similar jobs. You can't be paid less because of your gender, race, age, or other protected characteristics.

How investigations work

Learn more about the process of an investigation.

Should I file a complaint?

Not sure if you should file a complaint? Learn more.

Oregon minimum wage

Every worker should make at least Oregon's minimum wage.

Prevailing wage rates

If you are a construction worker on a public works project, you should be getting paid the prevailing wage.

Become an apprentice

Looking for a strong career? Consider an apprenticeship program.


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If your employer isn’t following the law or something feels wrong, give us a call. The Bureau of Labor and Industries is here to enforce these laws and protect you.

Call 971-673-0761 or email help@boli.state.or.us. Se habla español.

We also accept anonymous tips for investigations, especially in cases when multiple workers are affected. Please email tips@boli.state.or.us.




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