Hunt & Associates P.C.

Sep 1, 2011

New Notice Requirements for Oregon Wage Claims

When an employer fails to properly pay an employee wages after termination of the employee’s employment, the employee can assert a claim for unpaid wages against the employer.  In a wage claim against the employer, the employee can recover the employee’s unpaid wages and a statutory penalty.  The statutory penalty is either 30 days of unpaid wages or 100 percent of the employee’s unpaid wages, whichever is greater.  In most circumstances the 30 days of … Read more