Under the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the U.S. Department of Labor prohibits wage discrimination based on gender. Many states, including Oregon, have reinforced this law with new legislation to ensure that employees receive equal pay for equal work as a part of Oregon payroll requirements. Governor Kate Brown signed Oregon's Equal Pay Act of 2017 (OEPA) into law in June 2017.
Topics: Oregon Labor Laws
Processing payroll in Oregon has a lot of moving parts. Before paying an employee in the state, you must consider several variables, including the minimum wage, hours worked, overtime, allowed deductions, payroll tax, and more.