Equity and accessibility

Accessibility statement

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The Oregon Employment Department (OED) is an equal opportunity agency. OED provides free help so you can use our services. Some examples are sign language and spoken-language interpreters, written materials in other languages, large print, audio, and other formats. To get help, please call 833-854-0166 (toll-free). TTY users call 711. You can also use the Paid Leave contact us form or email us at paidleave@oregon.gov. If you send us an email, please put "accommodation request" in the subject line. Thank you!

Equity statement

Paid Leave Oregon is committed to equity, inclusion, and shared humanity as part of our core values to guide our vision that every Oregonian has time and support for themselves and their loved ones.

Diversity: We value individual lived experiences and commit to a workforce that reflects everyone in the communities we serve.

Equity: We build policies, practices, and resources that center people most impacted by decision-making.

Inclusion: We construct an environment where everyone belongs, feels valued, and is heard.

In all we do, we seek to prioritize those who have been historically underserved and under-resourced by addressing practices, cultural norms, and structural barriers that perpetuate inequities.

We are committed to building trust within the communities we serve, and we will further our mission to ensure universal and equitable access to Paid Leave benefits.

We are committed to continuous learning and continuous improvements and will acknowledge when we make a mistake.

We recognize institutional injustices persist, and we seek to redress these wrongs with a sustained commitment to advance initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

For more information on the program and the work we are doing related to equity and inclusion, please reach out to the program’s equity policy analyst: Rachel.l.bruneau@employ.oregon.gov.

Website accessibility

Paid Leave Oregon is committed to providing all customers, including individuals with disabilities, equal access to web-based information and services. We always seek to ensure our website offers an accessible experience to our entire audience.  

Web standards and guidelines

The Paid Leave Oregon website is designed with the following accessibility standards and guidelines in mind:

If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please contact the Oregon E-Government Program Service Desk: EgovHelp@oregon.gov.

Let us know how we are doing

We are committed to equity and accessibility. We want to hear from you about how we can improve on Paid Leave Oregon’s equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

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