It was a classic Nike ad – a celebration of women and sports in conjunction with International Women’s Day that was so inspiring and beautifully shot it could bring tears to your eyes.
Intel discrimination case can go to trial, federal judge says
A lawsuit alleging Intel discriminated against an Oregon engineer because of his age and nationality can go forward, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
From workers’ compensation to voter registration, many new Oregon laws go into effect Jan. 1
Oregon lawmakers passed nearly 120 bills during the short legislative session this year.
Oregon’s paid leave program will start collecting funds from workers, employers on Jan. 1
Oregon’s paid family and medical leave program will begin collecting money to fund the new initiative from workers and businesses with 25 or more employees on Jan. 1.
Portland settles lawsuit, pays $93,000 to former fire paramedic who alleged employment discrimination
The city of Portland last week settled a lawsuit brought by a former Fire & Rescue employee who alleged a decade’s worth of employment discrimination that he says forced him to resign his dream career.
More workers can put retirement savings in Bitcoin, despite warnings
More workers may soon be able to stake some of their 401(k) retirement savings to bitcoin, as cryptocurrencies crack even deeper into the mainstream.
U.S. House moves to expand protections for older workers
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to restore protections against age discrimination that had been stripped by a 2009 Supreme Court decision.
Oregon Insight: Women are dropping out of the workforce
From the start, the coronavirus recession has been especially hard on women.
Intel discriminated against eight older workers in 2015 layoffs, EEOC finds
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has concluded that Intel discriminated against eight older workers during mass layoffs in 2015, according to an agency document obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive.
Ask Amy: Social justice ally feels stifled in inequitable workplace
Dear Amy: I work for a small entertainment startup, consisting of five cisgender white men. I got in on the ground floor during the pandemic.
Portland strippers who rallied against discrimination file labor charges against clubs
Dancers who used to perform at two Portland strip clubs are alleging thatthe club owners retaliated against them for seeking better work conditions and for calling on the clubs to stop discriminating against Black dancers.