Oregon law provides substantial protections for employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.
Employees who are victims are entitled to protection from job discrimination based on their status as a victim;
Employers must provide reasonable workplace safety accommodations for employees who are victims; Some employees who are victims are entitled to reasonable leave from work to address safety-related matters.
Click here to read more about workplace protection in Oregon.
Your landlord may not discriminate against you because you are a victim of dating or domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking. Your landlord also may not charge you for damage caused by your abuser.
You can also:
- End your lease early to move quickly;
- Change your locks for safety; and/or
- Ask your landlord to divide your lease in order to evict the abuser from your apartment.
Click here to download a packet about your housing rights.
Click here for the brochure, “Know Your Rights: Domestic Violence and Assisted Housing”.