State Child Welfare Worker Says Her Boss Questioned Her Ability to Speak English

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A child welfare staffer at the Oregon Department of Human Services filed a complaint this month with the state labor board saying she was moved out of the job she's held for 14 years when a new boss complained her English wasn’t good enough.In her complaint to the Bureau of Labor and Industries, Carmenza Gonzalez-Garcia says she told her manager in May she was being discriminated against because ...   More
 
Thursday, July 31, 2014 SAMANTHA MATSUMOTO

Signed, Sealed, Delinquent?

A popular Portland delivery service faces allegations it underpays its couriers.


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If you’ve filled a prescription or bought a house in Portland in the last 10 years, there’s a decent chance a company called Senvoy was involved in the transaction. The Portland company cl   More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 ALEX TOMCHAK SCOTT

An Unreliable Housing Audit

A city-funded housing audit misrepresented evidence, making discrimination in Portland look worse than it really is.


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In May, Portland got smacked in the face with embarrassing news: Nearly two of every three times they sought   More
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 BRENT WALTH

BOLI Finishes John Minnis Investigation: "Substantial Evidence of an Unlawful Employment Practice"


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The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries today released the results of an investigation into the actions of former Department of Public Safety Standards and Training Director John Minnis. Minnis, a former Portland Police detective and Republican state senator from Wood Village, retired abruptly last November from DPSST. His retirement came after a subordinate accused Minnis, who's married to ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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