Oregon Labor Commissioner

Employer / Organization

Oregon

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

May 30, 2018 - Aug 28, 2018

Description

The Oregon Commissioner of Labor and Industries is a nonpartisan, elected state executive position in the Oregon state government. Commissioners serve a term of four years. The commissioner of labor and industries manages and oversees all programs of the Bureau of Labor and Industries. On its site the bureau lists four principal duties: Protect the rights of workers and citizens to equal, non-discriminatory treatment through the enforcement of anti-discrimination laws that apply to workplaces, housing and public accommodations; Encourage and enforce compliance with state laws relating to wages, hours, terms and conditions of employment; Educate and train employers to understand and comply with both wage and hour and civil rights law; Promote the development of a highly skilled, competitive workforce in Oregon through the apprenticeship program and through partnerships with government, labor, business, and educational institutions. The salary for this position is $77,000/year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. If you plan to run as a nonaffiliated “independent” candidate request approval to circulate petitions. 2) Upon receiving approval to circulate petitions, the Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division will inform you of the required number of signatures and the filing deadline. Gather signatures and complete candidacy filing and campaign finance forms. If you plan to run as a partisan candidate, the filing details are different, please contact your local party office for further instructions. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the stipulated amount of signatures to the Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division. Before submission to the Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division, the signatures must first be authenticated by the county election office from the county in which the signatures were gathered. The filing period runs from the 15th day after the primary election until the 70th day before the general election (OR 249.722). The primary election is held on the 3rd Tuesday in May. The general election is held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. The Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division can be reached at (503) 986-1518 and the Oregon State Candidates Manual can be found here: http://sos.oregon.gov/elections/Documents/statecandidates.pdf

Submit application to:
Oregon Secretary of State, 255 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR, 97310, US