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Support and Resources

This page features literature developed and distributed by ICN agencies as well as information supplied from other entities that have an interest in comlpiance with employment laws. These are the same pieces of literature handed out during in-person presentations. We will update the content of this page as new information and literature occur. 

Employee or Independent Contractor? - This tri-fold brochure provides information about how ORS 670.600 is applied and how to contact agencies involved in the Interagency Compliance Network. Also available in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, and Korean.

State Agency Criteria for Independent Contractors - Not all state agencies determine whether a worker is an independent contractor in the same manner. This sheet describes the different tests and which agencies use them.

Oregon Revised Statute 670.600 - The exact letter of the law used by Oregon's Department of Revenue, Employment Department, Department of Consumer & Business Services’ Workers’ Compensation Division, Construction Contractors Board, and Landscape Contractors Board.

Oregon Administrative Rule 471-031-0181 - The administrative rule created to clarify language within ORS 670.600. This rule helps agencies define the "direction and control" requirement found in statute.

Employment Department Resource Sheet - Provides details about Unemployment Insurance Tax filing deadlines and in-depth contact information for multiple tax-involved agencies.

Department of Revenue Resource Sheet​​ - Provides contact information for Oregon's Department of Revenue for most aspects of tax comlpiance in the form of websites, phone numbers, e-mail and physical addresses.

Informational Flyers from the Oregon Employment Department - A series of informational flyers for those with questions about specific topics. Flyers related to classification include Independent Contractors, Employer, Employee & Wages and Volunteers. A full list of flyers and employer related information can be found here.

A two-hour seminar on just who is an independent contractor and who needs to be treated as an employee under Oregon law is available for groups with a significant number of attendees. Contact us for details and availability. These presentations are also available in video format by clicking here.
Oregon also has a Training and Events Calendar showing presentations and other educational opportunities taking place all over the state. Visit to see if there is training you'd like to attend in your part of the state!
The U.S. Department of Labor has a comprehensive website featuring information about Unemployment Insurance, Workers' Compensation, Wages and Work hours, Hiring, and many other topics.

Oregon's Business Xpress website contains detailed information about which industries require licenses and how those licenses are obtained.

Oregon's Training and Events Calendar provides a schedule of education taking place all over the state.

The Oregon Employer Council is an organization providing high-quality, low-cost education to employers about governmental affairs and other issues in order to benefit its members.

The Small Business Development Center in Oregon provides advising, training, online courses and resources for businesses throughout the state. is a private website featuring resource information about classification in most states of the U.S. on both a state and federal level.

If you still have questions about classification or other employment laws, please contact us! We are here to help!