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Schuck Law

We represent employees from Oregon and Washington who either have not been paid all their wages, or who were not timely paid all their wages.

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In Oregon, like anywhere else, employment plays a main role in people’s lives. Employment is a vital part of society and Oregon labor laws equalize the bargaining power between employer and employees in order to maintain a balance and satisfying environment for society.

Union affiliation of employed wage and s

Beginning in January 2003, data reflect revised population controls used in the household survey. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers exluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether in Oregon
Total Employed 2003. 1,466
Total Members of unions 230
Percent of Employed 15.7
Total Employed Represented by Unions 240
Persent Total Employed 2004 16.4
Total Employed 2004. 1,471
Total Members of unions 224
Percent of Employed 15.2
Total Employed Represented by Unions 243
Persent of Total Employed 2004 16.5

Source: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor laws in Oregon primarily regulate the relationship between employers and unions and grant employees the rights to engage in certain activities, such as strikes, to have their demands fulfilled. Oregon workers rely on labor laws to rectify unfair employment practices. Our Oregon labor law lawyers have dealt with various cases protecting each worker's and employer’s rights in order to maintain a fair relationship between both parties.

Our Oregon labor law lawyers specialize in all aspects of labor law and possess solid knowledge concerning:

  • Arbitration / grievances / mediation
  • Business immigration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment class action defense
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike support
  • Supervisor training
  • Workplace security
  • Wrongful discharge

Maintaining an equal and fair employee/employer relationship should be in everybody’s interest. If you have any questions, or if you are concerned that one of your rights as a Oregon worker or employer has been violated, contact one of our Oregon labor law lawyers immediately.

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Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

AUDIO, RM, 44Kbps, 4:09, 4/20/2004

The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000.
Source: NPR


News about Labor Law cases in Oregon and nationwide:

U.S. Labor Secretary Announces Grant to Aid Dislocated Workers in Massachusetts

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao recently issued a grant of $2,281,237, with an initial increment of $1,110,464, to assist appro... Read more >

OSHA Identifies 14,000 Workplaces With High Injury And Illness Rates

WASHINGTON -- Approximately 14,000 employers have been notified that injury and illness rates at their worksites are higher than average and that a... Read more >

Lawmakers Move to Hold Labor Law Violators Accountable

U.S. Representatives Rosa L. DeLauro (Conn.-3) and George Miller (Calif.-7) today introduced legislation to stop the advance notice policy before t... Read more >

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Employment Topics

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Mediation
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike Support
  • Wrongful Discharge

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Employment Terms


A series of unexpected cash withdrawals from a bank caused by a sudden decline in depositor confidence or fear that the bank will be closed by the chartering agency.

Bear market

A market in which, in a time of falling prices, shareholders may rush to sell their stock shares, adding to the downward momentum.

Price supports

Federal assistance provided to farmers to help them deal with such unfavorable factors as bad weather and overproduction.

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