We Can End Domestic Abuse
Oregon law provides substantial protections for employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking:
- Employees who are victims are entitled to protection from job discrimination based on their status as a victim;
- Employers must provide reasonable workplace safety accommodations for employees who are victims;
- Some employees who are victims are entitled to reasonable leave from work to address safety–related matters.
Discrimination is Unlawful
It is against the law for any employer to:
- Refuse to hire an otherwise qualified individual because the individual is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking;
- Threaten to or discharge, demote, suspend, or in any manner discriminate or retaliate with regard to promotion, compensation, conditions, or privileges of employment because an employee is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.