Resources

Below are links to websites that may be of use to you if you have employment questions.  Providing this list of websites does not warrant that the information provided on these sites will be up to date and correct and it is by no means an attempt to provide legal service.

Oregon Secretary of State Corporation Division – This is the website for the Oregon Secretary of State Office’s Corporation Division and can be accessed to determine proper business names or to register a business.

State of Oregon:  Wage and Hour Division – This is the website for Oregon’s Wage and Hour Division of the Bureau of Labor and Industries and can be accessed to answer wage and hour claims.

Civil Rights Division – This is the website for the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (“BOLI”) Civil Rights Division and can be accessed to answer questions regarding the discrimination charge filing and investigation process under state law.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission:  Seattle Field Office – This is the website for the Seattle field office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and can be accessed to answer questions regarding the discrimination charge filing and investigation process under federal law (this is the federal counterpart to BOLI).

FindLaw – This is a website that provides a great deal of free information and legal research regarding various laws and claims. For most of the types of discrimination and civil rights violations, you can go to the following link FindLaw – Civil Rights Center.

United States Department of Labor – This is the Federal Department of Labor website’s information on requesting documents under the Freedom of Information Act.

Open Oregon – This is a website you can access to help you with filing a public records request on Oregon’s public records laws.