Oregon Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Oregon are required by state & federal employment laws to post Labor Law Posters in a visible location. Employment laws change often, which require labor law posters to be updates. Below includes past & most recent mandatory labor law updates which require employers to post the latest version of these posters.

 

Mandatory change(s) for the state of Oregon

Date
Poster/Update
  • 05/2021

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Revised with new 2021-2022 minimum wage rates effective July 1, 2021.

  • 05/2021

    Notice to Agricultural Workers-Revised with new minimum wage rates and clarification on exceptions for migrant hand harvest workers 16 and under.

  • 05/2021

    OFLA - Oregon Family Leave Act-Revised to add new sick child leave information related to the public health emergency.

  • 05/2021

    Equal Pay Law-Revised to add pay history as another prohibited basis for determining compensation.

  • 06/2020

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Completely redesigned poster with new 2020-2021 minimum wage rates effective July 1, 2020.

  • 06/2020

    Breaks & Overtime-Completely new poster required for the state of Oregon.

  • 10/2019

    Workplace Accommodations Notice-New poster which discusses employee’s rights to be free from unlawful discrimination and retaliation.

  • 05/2019

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Revised to include new minimum wages effective July 1st for Oregon, Portland Metro and Nonurban Counties.

  • 06/2018

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Updated with new 2018 minimum wage rates effective July 1, 2018.

  • 06/2018

    Equal Pay Law-New posting requirement for the state of Oregon effective January 1, 2019.

  • 06/2017

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect new minimum wage rates, effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 and new information regarding Earned Income Tax Credit.

  • 06/2016

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Update includes new rates effective July 1, 2016 along with regional minimum wage rates throughout Oregon.

  • 12/2015

    OFLA - Oregon Family Leave Act-Update includes new guidelines to include domestic partnership as part of Family Leave Act.

  • 10/2015

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Updated with new labor guidelines for "domestic employees", a new department logo and the addition of a website and email address.

  • 10/2015

    No Smoking Notice-Updated to include vaping as prohibited along with smoking.

  • 10/2014

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect 2015 minimum wage rate of $9.25, effective January 1, 2015.

  • 12/2013

    Sexual Harassment + Domestic Violence Protections-New Domestic Violence Protection Law poster requirement.

  • 10/2013

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Update to the Oregon Minimum Wage Act reflects the 2014 minimum wage of $9.10 beginning January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.

  • 09/2012

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Update reflects the new 2013 Oregon Minimum Wage law, increased to $8.95 per hour

  • 01/2012

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Updated to reflect the 2012 minimum wage increase for Oregon

  • 11/2010

    Oregon Minimum Wage-2011 minimum wage rate updated

  • 04/2010

    Occupational Safety and Health Protection-Content has been updated including eligibility requirements

  • 01/2010

    Workplace Meetings-New poster added explaining the employee rights to not attend workplace meetings that involve religious or political matters

  • 12/2009

    Oregon Minimum Wage-Content and websites URL address has been updated

  • 07/2009

    Oregon Minimum Wage-The federal minimum wage reflects $7.25

  • 01/2009

    No Smoking Notice-Updated to reflect new content

Mandatory federal change(s)

Date
Poster/Update
  • 07/2016

    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes text regarding nursing mothers and overtime rules.

  • 11/2009

    Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law (EEOC) - Includes GINA-Addition of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) Regulation.

  • 11/2008

    The Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA)-Added the Office of Special Counsel to the poster and modified existing text to incorporate the new office information.

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Oregon Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Minimum Wage (NEW) (OR Revised Statutes 653.050) The Complete Oregon Labor Law Posters display mandatory information regarding minimum wage law. You must post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Family Leave Act (OR Admin. Rules) Employees must be informed of their rights and protections governed by the Family Leave Act. The Complete Oregon Labor Law Posters display this information in an easy-to-read format.
  • Job Safety and Health Act (OR Revised Statues 654.071) You must inform employees of their protections granted under the Job Safety and Health Act. The Complete Oregon Labor Law Posters display this information for all employees to review as required.
  • Employment Insurance (OR Revised Statutes 657.260) You must post and maintain printed statements concerning employment insurance. The Complete Oregon Labor Law Posters display all relevant information.
  • Workers Compensation (OR Revised Statutes 656.056) The Complete Oregon Labor Law Posters display mandatory information regarding Workers' Compensation rights and obligations.
  • Workplace Meetings You must inform employees that they have the right to organize and attend workplace meetings. The Complete Oregon Labor Law Posters provide this information.
  • Oregon Minimum Wage Law for Agricultural Employees In Oregon, agricultural employees must be informed of minimum wage law. The Oregon Complete Labor Law Poster provides this information.
  • Oregon No Smoking Poster Smoking is prohibited in the workplace. The Oregon Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information for all employees and visitors to review.
  • Federal Minimum Wage Act (29 CFR 516.4) Federal law requires that you post information with respect to the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour, effective July 24, 2009. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location.
  • Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (38 USCA 433(a)) You are mandated by federal law to provide information regarding the rights, benefits and obligation of employees who are governed by the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act (29 CFR 801.6) Per federal law, employees have specific rights and protections accorded to them under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act. You must inform employees of their rights under the act. Ensure that you post this information in a conspicuous location. Be aware that under 29 CFR 801.42(7) a civil penalty of up to $10,000 may be assessed against you for violating any provision of the Act.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (29 CFR 1601.30) Your employees must be informed of their rights under federal equal employment laws. Ensure that you post this information in a prominent and accessible location.
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (29 USC 2619(a)(b)) You must post information informing employees of their rights and protections per the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location, accessible by all employees.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (29 CFR 1903.2(a)(1)) You must display clear, summarized and accurate information regarding your employees' rights and protections under the Federal Occupational Health and Safety Act. Display this information in a conspicuous location, and ensure that it is not altered, defaced, or covered by other material.
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Minimum Wage Rates in Oregon in 2020:

The current minimum wage in Oregon, as of January 1, 2020, is $10.25 per hour. Oregon's minimum wage will increase to $12.00 per hour, effective July 1, 2020.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Oregon

  • Wage & Hour - (541) 686-7623
  • OSHA - (503) 326-2251
  • Workers' Compensation - (503) 947-7500
  • Unemployment Insurance - (503) 947-1488
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