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
  • 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.

  • 05/2019

    -Revised to include new minimum wages effective July 1st for Agricultural Employees of 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.

  • 06/2018

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

  • 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.

  • 06/2017

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

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.

  • 07/2016

    Employee Polygraph Notice-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes the removal of penalty amount up to $10,000 against violators and revised contact numbers.

  • 05/2015

    Wyoming OSHA - Health and Safety Protection-Updated to reflect an employees right to report work-related injuries and illnesses free from retaliation.

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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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