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How can Age Discrimination be proved in Oregon?

How can Age Discrimination be proved in Oregon?

Age discrimination is prohibited under federal and Oregon law. An employer can be held guilty of age discrimination if they treat their employee differently due to their age and wrongfully dismiss them for it. Aging American populations and workforces have led to an...

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Employment Torts in Oregon

Employment Torts in Oregon

What is a tort? A tort is a wrongdoing or a violation of a right for which a person can be held liable under civil law in Oregon. In the workplace, many torts might occur. The most typical instances are fraud, false imprisonment, and defamation. In contrast to...

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Non-Competition Agreements in Oregon

Non-Competition Agreements in Oregon

It is prohibited for a former employee to compete with their current employer for a particular time after signing a non-competition agreement (also known as a non-compete agreement). As a result, the employee’s access to private information and trade secrets during...

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Oregon Law for Tipped Employees

Oregon Law for Tipped Employees

You should know Oregon laws for tipped employees: If you work in a service sector such as a restaurant, tips are a very significant aspect of your normal line of work. Therefore, you should be well aware of your rights as an employee. If you are a waitress, bartender,...

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Oregon Unpaid Sales Commission Disputes

Oregon Unpaid Sales Commission Disputes

Do you have an unpaid sales commission dispute in the State of Oregon? As an employee incentive, several employment sectors pay commissions on sales, either by creating commission-only roles or by increasing an employee’s regular wage with the ability to earn...

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Reviewing Your Oregon Job Offer

Reviewing Your Oregon Job Offer

Does your job offer require that you sign a non-compete agreement? Generally, only exempt employees earning a high salary can be subjected to a non-compete. An exempt employee is one that is engaged in administrative, executive or professional work who: (a) Performs...

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Overtime Laws in Oregon & How to Calculate Overtime Pay

Overtime Laws in Oregon & How to Calculate Overtime Pay

Overtime Laws in Oregon Overtime compensation is available to most hourly workers in Oregon who work more than 40 hours each week (defined as any seven consecutive work days by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)). Additionally, Oregon does not have a daily overtime...

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Oregon At Will Employment: What You Need to Know

Oregon At Will Employment: What You Need to Know

The phrase “at-will employment” is something that many job seekers and workers in Oregon are aware of. “I can be fired for no cause” is often understood to be what this term indicates. However, this might not be necessarily true for all cases.  There are crucial...

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