employment law Articles

What should I do if I believe I am the victim of harassment or discrimination at work?- Elizabeth Farrell

First, you should know that the law does not provide protection from all types of harassment or discrimination. Generally speaking, in order for you to have legal protection, the harassment or discrimination must be based upon your membership to a legally protected category.

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Can my former employer talk to prospective employers about my job performance without my permission?- Elizabeth Farrell

Although employers are often reticent to provide references, fearing defamation claims, they are protected under Oregon law when the information provided is done so in good faith and is relevant employment information.

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