Oregon Whistleblower Laws

By: Joel Christiansen

Oregon law protects whistleblowers in the workplace. Retaliation occurs when an employer takes an adverse action against an individual because he or she engaged in a protected activity. Some relevant Oregon statutes that provide protections to Oregon whistleblowers are:

In addition to these statutes, there are a wide variety of other laws that provide protection to select types of employees. Please be advised that the above-listed statutes and rules are informational only. Since laws are always changing and will apply differently in different situations, you are encouraged to contact an attorney for help with any particular concerns.