Oregon DOJ News

Oregon Secures Major Sexual Harassment and Governance Reforms with Owner of Victoria’s Secret, PINK and Bath and Body Works

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Treasurer Tobias Read today announced a settlement with L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB), owner of Victoria’s Secret, PINK and Bath & Body Works, that commits $90 million of company funds to (1) protect employees from harassment and discrimination and (2) require accountability from executives when misconduct occurs. The settlement also… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on July 30, 2021

Statement from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum on the Announcement of a Global Opioid Settlement with J&J and the Big Three Distributors

“The Opioid epidemic has worsened in Oregon. In 2020, 462 Oregonians died from unintentional opioid overdoses, up from 280 in 2019. This is a decades-long tragedy fueled by the opioid industry. We must finally find a way to bring these numbers down.  The settlement announced today with the Big Three Distributors of opioids and J&J… View Article

Posted in Media Release on July 21, 2021

Oregon Objects to Purdue’s Bankruptcy Plan Granting Legal Shield to Sackler Family

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and eight other Attorneys General today filed a formal objection asking a federal judge to reject Purdue Pharma’s proposed bankruptcy plan, which includes a lifetime legal shield for the company’s owners, the Sackler family. The states argue that a bankruptcy court does not have the authority to prevent attorneys general… View Article

Posted in Media Release on July 19, 2021

AG Rosenblum Sues Google Over App Store

Lawsuit Says Google Illegally Maintains App Store Monopoly; Unfairly Edges Out Competition Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and 36 other Attorneys General today filed a lawsuit against Google in California, alleging exclusionary conduct relating to the Google Play Store for Android mobile devices and Google Billing. The Attorneys General also accuse Google of using its… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, Media Release on July 7, 2021

AG Rosenblum Receives 2nd Annual Report on Hate and Bias in Oregon: Data show 134% Increase

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum last night received the second annual report from the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission (CJC) on 2020 data on hate crimes and bias incidents in Oregon. In total, 1,101 reports were made to the Oregon DOJ Bias Response Hotline (Hotline) in 2020–a 134% surge in reporting in the second half of… View Article

Posted in Media Release on July 2, 2021