Oregon Bans Employers from Asking about Salary History in Job Interviews - UPDATED

On June 1, 2017, Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 2005 “The Oregon Equal Pay Act” that made Oregon the first state ...

Oregon Bill Would Allow Ridesharing Organizations to Operate Statewide

According to its critics, a bill currently pending in the Oregon House of Representatives could make it more difficult f...

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Two Unrelated Cases Highlight Holes in Portland School District’s Background Checks

Portland Public Schools is under the microscope at the moment, after two unrelated cases came to light indicating potent...

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Oregon Youth Minister Charged with Sex Abuse Had Criminal History

A leading member of a Christian ministry based in Silverton, Oregon was recently indicted for second-degree sexual abuse...

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City of Portland Bans the Box and More

The City of Portland, Oregon has passed an ordinance (No. 187459) to ban the box, and more, effective July 1, 2016. The ...

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Does Seattle's "Ban the Box" Ordinance Go Too Far?

As the Fair Chance employment movement continues to gather speed, Seattle is recognized as being one of the few cities n...

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Oregon Bans the Box and More

Beginning January 1, 2016, Oregon’s ban-the-box law makes it unlawful for employers to exclude applicants from an initia...

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Oregon Becomes the Seventh State to Ban the Box for Private Employers

Oregon is giving the Fair Chance employment movement its latest boost. The state has officially banned the box for priva...

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Oregon Daycares Question State Background Check Policies

Daycares in Oregon are questioning the state's background check policies, but not because they don't want to screen thei...

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Oregon Wants to Ban the Box and Much More

House Bill 3025 House Bill 3025 defines “employer” to mean any person, company, corporation, firm, labor organization, o...

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