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Oregon Worker Safety Laws and Rights during COVID19

There are problems with worker safety in every single business right now. Rather than boycott the businesses as a consumer, it would be more helpful to get the word out to Oregon Employees as to what can be done to force employers to comply with safety laws that are already in place. Workplace safety laws may vary from State to State.

Here in Oregon we have Governor Brown's emergency order. Workers can take a copy of this order and show it to their managers or the HR department: Here is the order: It spells out that Oregon employers can only operate if they can provide adequate social distancing between the workers.
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