Employment Relations Board

Present Duties

Old Garfield School Building
The Old Garfield School Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Employment Relations Board. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
The Employment Relations Board resolves disputes concerning labor relations for an estimated 3,000 different employers and 250,000 employees in the public and private sectors under its jurisdiction. The board administers the collective bargaining law that covers public employees of the state of Oregon and its cities, counties, school districts and other local governments; hears and decides appeals from state employees concerning personnel actions; and administers the collective bargaining law that regulates private employers who are not covered by the National Labor Relations Act.

Agency Website

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 528 Cottage St. NE, Suite 400, Salem 97301-3807
Telephone: 503-378-3807
Fax: 503-373-0021
Contact: Adam Rhynard, Board Chair
Administrative Rules Coordinator Email: April Bathurst 
Records Officer Email: Joanne Paulson 
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Google Maps

Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS Chapters 240, 663; ORS 243.650–243.795, 662.010-662.455
Budget Analysis - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu

Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History - a detailed history of the agency
Records Retention Schedule - a list of the public records kept at the agency

State Archives Holdings from This Agency

be viewed free of charge at the State Archives Building in Salem. Copies are available for a fee. Take the Web tour for more information about visiting or ordering copies from the Oregon State Archives.
 
Title: Civil Service Commission and Employe Relations Board Minutes
Dates: 1954-1977
Cubic Ft.: 3
 
Title: Labor-Management Relations Board Minutes
Dates: 1969-1975
Cubic Ft.: .25