Oregon Government Agencies

1. Discrimination/Harassment
2. Safety & Health (workplace safety & health complaints and information)
3. Unemployment Insurance
4. Wage & Hour/Labor Standards Violations
5. Workers’ Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Oregon, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Oregon

Discrimination/Harassment — State Agency
Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI)
Civil Rights Division

Portland Office
800 NE Oregon Street #32
Suite 1070
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 731-4200 ext. 1
TDD: (503) 731-4106

Pendleton Office
1327 SE 3rd, St. Room 110
P.O. Box 459
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: (541) 276-7884

Eugene Office
1400 Executive Pkwy,
Suite 200
Eugene, OR 9740
Phone: (541) 686-7623
TDD: (541) 686-7847

Medford Office
700 E. Main, Rm. 105
Medford, OR 97504
Phone: (541) 776-6270

E-Mail: mailb@boli.state.or.us 

Web Address: http://www.oregon.gov/boli/Pages/index.aspx

Agency Description/Mission: The Civil Rights Division of the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) enforces Oregon’s civil rights laws. These laws ban discrimination against individuals because of characteristics that make them part of a protected class. Anyone claiming to have been discriminated against at work, in a place where the public is served such as a restaurant or a hotel, when buying or renting housing or when applying for or attending a career school can file a complaint with the BOLI’s Civil Rights Division.

Discrimination/Harassment — Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Seattle District Office
Federal Office Building
909 First Avenue, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98104-1061
Phone: (206) 220-6883
TTY: (206) 220-6882

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services
Occupational Safety and Health Division
350 Winter Street, NE, Room 430
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 378-3272
Toll-Free (in Oregon): (800) 922-2689

Web Address: http://www.orosha.org

Agency Description/Mission: In Oregon, OR-OSHA (the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division) administers the OSEAct and enforces Oregon’s occupational safety and health rules. These rules establish minimum safety and health standards for all industries and outline specific standards for individual industries such as logging and agriculture.

Frequently Asked Questions


File a Complaint

3. Unemployment Insurance

Oregon Employment Department Employment Office Locations

(no published central office address)

E-Mail: ui_info@emp.state.or.us

Web Address: https://www.oregon.gov/EMPLOY/Unemployment/Pages/default.aspx

Unemployment Benefits FAQ

Online Claim System

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards — State Agency

Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI)
Wage & Hour Division

Eugene Office
1400 Executive Pkwy., Suite 200
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: (541) 686-7623

Portland Office
800 NE Oregon, #32
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 731-4200 ext. 2

Medford Office
700 E Main, Room 10
Medford, OR 97504
Phone: (541) 776-6270

Salem Office
3865 Wolverine St NE; E-1
Salem, OR 97305-1268
Phone: (503) 378-3292

TDD (Portland): (503) 731-4069

E-Mail: whdscreener@boli.state.or.us 

Web Address: https://www.oregon.gov/boli/WHD/pages/index.aspx

Agency Description/Mission: The Wage and Hour Division serves Oregon wage earners by enforcing laws covering state minimum wage and overtime requirements, working conditions, child labor, farm and forest labor contracting, and wage collection. The division also regulates the employment of workers on public works projects.

Frequently Asked Questions/Fact Sheets

Filing a Wage Claim

Wage Claim Form

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards — Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
620 SW Main Street
Room 423
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503) 326-3057
Fax: (503) 326-5951

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers’ Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services
Workers’ Compensation Division
350 Winter Street, NE, Room 27
Salem, OR 97301-3879
Phone: (503) 947-7810
Toll-Free (in Oregon): (800) 452-0288
TTY: (503) 947-7993
Fax: (503) 947-7612

E-Mail: workcomp.questions@state.or.us

Web Address: http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/wcd/index.html

Agency Description/Mission: The Workers’ Compensation Division administers Oregon’s Workers’ Compensation Law and regulates workers’ compensation insurance carriers and employers to ensure that workers injured on the job receive the benefits due them and employment assistance to regain their economic self-sufficiency.

What are my rights?

What Happens If I’m Hurt on the Job?

Filing a Claim

Benefits for Time Off Work

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Thought for the Week

"The masculine structure of the workplace — having men there for as many hours as [bosses] wanted — depends on the olden days, when men had someone at home who was taking care of all their needs. Definitions of fatherhood are changing, and definitions of motherhood are changing more quickly in our social worlds than they are in our work worlds."

–Ann McGinley, co-director of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Workplace Law Program and author of Masculinity At Work: Employment Discrimination Through A Different Lens

List of the Week

from National Woman's Law Center

Equal Pay for Latinas

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  • Latinas’ share of high-wage jobs (defined as those in the 40 highest-paying jobs) is staggeringly low, at 3.1 percent

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