If you feel that you have been denied services or treated differently by a WorkSource Center because of your race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or believe you may want to file a complaint.
Where do I file?
You may file a complaint with any of the following agencies:
- Your local Equal Opportunity Coordinator
- The State of Oregon Equal Opportunity Officer (1-800-237-3710 ext. 17692)
- 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 the Spanish form. 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 timeline?
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.