Don't HR Alone #11 - Unions, Unemployment, and Equal Pay Laws

June 5, 2017


Oregon Governor Brown signs legislation to expand pay equity protections to include all protected classes — OREGON — Equal pay

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed legislation on June 1 that expands pay equity protections to Oregonians.


“Pay inequity can keep women in relationships they don't want to be in and can keep women of color working two or three jobs,” Governor Brown said. “I applaud the Legislature's bipartisan efforts to pass the Pay Equity Bill and make great strides toward a more equitable and prosperous Oregon.”


House Bill 2005 strengthens existing protections by mak