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Emerson Spencer

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Injured Workers

Oregon provides certain rights to employees who are injured on the job. Most Oregon employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees because of such injuries. ORS 659A.040. In addition, many Oregon employers must return injured workers to their former positions when they are able to perform them. ORS 659A.043. Even more employers have an obligation to return employees to suitable positions when they are not able to perform their former jobs but can still perform some positions. ORS 659A.046.
 

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or conduct of a sexual nature (verbal, physical, or visual), that is directed toward an individual because of gender. It can also include conduct that is not sexual in nature but is gender-related. Sexual harassment includes the harassment of the same or of the opposite sex.
 

Whistleblowing

An employee who works for a public or private employer may report what their employer did that they believe violates the law. The applicable statutes do not specifically refer to the employee’s action as “whistleblowing,” but the act of reporting is commonly referred to as “whistleblowing” and the “whistleblower” may be protected from adverse employment actions.

Frequently
Asked
Questions

Injured Workers

Oregon provides certain rights to employees who are injured on the job. Most Oregon employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees because of such injuries. ORS 659A.040. In addition, many Oregon employers must return injured workers to their former positions when they are able to perform them. ORS 659A.043. Even more employers have an obligation to return employees to suitable positions when they are not able to perform their former jobs but can still perform some positions. ORS 659A.046.

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or conduct of a sexual nature (verbal, physical, or visual), that is directed toward an individual because of gender. It can also include conduct that is not sexual in nature but is gender-related. Sexual harassment includes the harassment of the same or of the opposite sex.

Whistleblowing

An employee who works for a public or private employer may report what their employer did that they believe violates the law. The applicable statutes do not specifically refer to the employee’s action as “whistleblowing,” but the act of reporting is commonly referred to as “whistleblowing” and the “whistleblower” may be protected from adverse employment actions.