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EEO - Harassment: Oregon

EEO - Harassment requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Tamara E. Russell, Barran Liebman LLP

Summary

  • Oregon's civil rights laws, found in Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 659A, address harassment and hostile work environment claims. See Harassment Under Oregon Law.
  • Employers with one or more employees are subject to Oregon's antiharassment laws. See Covered Employers.
  • Oregon law, under certain circumstances, will find managers/supervisors and co-workers liable for harassment. See Individual Liability.
  • Harassment claims under Oregon law follow the same basic framework as harassment claims under federal law. See Sexual Harassment; Comparison With Federal Law.
  • An employee who succeeds upon a harassment claim under Oregon law can recover damages that are similar to what federal law provides. See Remedies for Harassment.