The mission of the Special Districts Association of Oregon is to assist special service districts in providing cost-effective and efficient public services to the people of Oregon.

News & Announcements

       Oregon Pay Equity Law
Learn more about Oregon's Pay Equity Law and what your district needs to do to be in compliance.

      SDAO Newsletter: Fall 2018
The spring edition of the SDAO newsletter is now available for download.  

     SDIS Best Practices Program
Learn more about how to earn credits on your district's 2019 insurance contributions.

       2018 Legislative Summary
The 2018 SDAO Legislative Report is now available
for download.

    SDIS Insurance Site
The SDIS Insurance Site has a new look! Discover all the capabilities of the new website with this informational flyer.


SDIS Safety & Security Grant

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-19 SDIS Safety and Security Grant Program! SDIS members are eligible to apply for a matching grant (maximum of $5,000) to help fund new safety and security related projects. Learn more.

New BOLI Mandatory Poster

BOLI has recently come out with the mandatory poster for the Oregon Equal Pay Law. All Oregon employers are required to post this notice in an area where employees can easily see it.  Please download/print this poster and include it along with all your other required postings.  Required posters can be found on the BOLI website.

BOLI Files Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Pay Equity Law

On August 28, 2018, the Bureau filed with the Oregon Secretary of State a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding proposed adoption of rules that would effectuate the specific requirements and enforcement details of the pay equity law (HB 2005, 2017). With this memo please find the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. A public hearing is scheduled for 9:00 AM on September 28, 2018 at the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, 800 NE Oregon St. #1045, Portland, OR, 97232. The deadline for public comment on the proposed rules is 5:00 p.m. on October 12, 2018. Members of the public are welcome to submit comments by mail or email prior to this deadline.

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