Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries
The Bureau of Labor and Industries is the state labor department that handles labor law related issues in Oregon. They are the first point of contact for Oregon employers and employees' labor law questions. Issues that are outside of the Bureau of Labor and Industries' scope will be referred to the local office of the Federal Department of Labor. You can contact the Bureau of Labor and Industries via these channels:
800 NE Oregon St., #1045
Portland, OR 97232
Federal Department of Labor Offices in Oregon
There is one branch office of the Federal Department of Labor located in Oregon. You can contact any of these offices for assistance with Federal labor law related matters, including filing a complaint, requesting labor law posters, claiming unpaid overtime, and more.
US Dept. of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
620 SW Main Street
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503) 326-3057
Contact: Thomas Silva, District Director
How can the Federal DOL and the Bureau of Labor and Industries Help Me?
Both the Federal and State labor departments are here to help employees protect their rights under labor law, and help employers understand and maintain complaince with regulations.
If you are an employee and believe that your employer is violating labor law - for example, paying you less than the Oregon minimum wage or violating overtime pay laws - call your nearest Department of Labor office and they will be able to advise you of your rights and help you recover any owed wages.
Keep in mind that federal law prevents your employer from retaliating against you in any way for talking to the Department of Labor about potential labor law violations. In addition to the Oregon state contacts listed on this page, you can call the Federal DOL's national hotline from 8am to 5pm with questions at 1-866-4USWAGE (1-866-487-9243).