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Ruby Haughton-Pitts
By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 15 March 2021

Ruby Haughton-Pitts worked with Oregon legislators to file a bill - HB 2938 - to create a Task Force on Age Discrimination that would be charged with identifying and evaluating the impacts of age discrimination in the workplace and establishing policy recommendations to prevent it. Haughton-Pitts was the first African American director of the state AARP. She has been terminated without explanation from her job.


Read The Skanner's story about Haughton-Pitts' dismissal here: Ruby Haughton-Pitts’ Dismissal as Oregon AARP Director Draws Fire


Ruby's Bill will have a hearing today in the House Committee on Business and Labor at 3:15 p.m. Testimony can be submitted today and until Tuesday at 3 p.m. in support of Ruby's bill by text or by uploading a document to this website: Oregon Legislative Information System (oregonlegislature.gov).

Oregonians can also email or call elected officials in the Oregon House of Representatives. 

Members of the Committee on Business and Labor:

 

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