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Employee Rights

Protected Classes

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) does not allow workplace discrimination based on or because of an employee's protected class status as defined by State of Oregon law and federal law. These protected classes include but are not limited to:

  • Age (18 or older)
  • Race
  • Color
  • Religion
  • Disability
  • Sex
  • Gender identity
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Marital Status
  • Whistleblower
  • National origin

Filing a Complaint

Any OHA employee, intern, volunteer, contractor or vendor believed to have been subjected to workplace discrimination, harassment, or sexual harassment based on a protected class status has the right to file a complaint with the OHA's Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI). To file a complaint, send the completed Complaint Form to:

Office of Equity and Inclusion
Attn: EEO/Affirmative Action Manager
421 SW Oak Street, Suite 750
Portland OR 97204

Phone: 971-673-1284
Fax: 971-673-1330

Policy and Procedure 

For more details the related Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedure. Contact the Office of Equity and Inclusion with any related questions.

Visit the Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) page to learn about requesting accommodations.