May is National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and to honor the rich diversity and contributions made, the Oregon State Capitol will be hosting Exploring Oregon’s Heritage: Asian and Pacific Islander Day at the Capitol on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event honors the culture, traditions, heritage and history of Asian Pacific Americans. Come see exciting performances from local cultural organizations, dance troupes and musical groups. Learn about cultural regalia, enjoy children’s activities, or join an all-level yoga class.

This event is free and open to the public. Meters surrounding the Capitol are not enforced on weekends. Tower tours to the Oregon Pioneer will take place at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. weather permitting. There will be two food carts for event attendees to buy lunch from if they desire.

The detailed schedule is available on the event page at or call Visitor Services at 503-986-1388 for additional information.

Oregon beaches for everyone!

A new exhibit at the Oregon State Archives titled “Oregon Beaches for Everyone” celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Beach Bill.

Visit the Oregon State Archives gallery for historical photos of Oregon’s majestic beaches.

800 Summer ST NE, Salem, OR, 97310. Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

2016-2017 Pay Dates

Pay PeriodLWOP Entry Date Pay DateMid-Month Pay Date
March 2017Mar 27, 2017Mar 31, 2017Apr 15, 2017
April 2017Apr 25, 2017May 01, 2017May 15, 2017
May 2017May 25, 2017Jun 01, 2017Jun 15, 2017
June 2017Jun 26, 2017Jun 30, 2017Jul 14, 2017
July 2017Jul 24, 2017Aug 01, 2017Aug 15, 2017
August 2017Aug 28, 2017Sep 01, 2017Sep 15, 2017
September 2017Sep 25, 2017Sep 29, 2017Oct 13, 2017
October 2017Oct 26, 2017Nov 01, 2017Nov 15, 2017
November 2017Nov 27, 2017Dec 01, 2017Dec 15, 2017
December 2017Dec 26, 2017Jan 02, 2018Jan 12, 2018

Entries involving Leave Without Pay (LWOP) must be entered by the above dates to prevent overpayment situations. Please contact your payroll office if you need assistance. 

Guide to Reading Your Paystub

Ever wonder what your electronic paystub reflects each month or what the deduction codes on the right side of your paystub mean? Click here for a guide to reading your ePaystub, or here for a guide to common deduction codes on your paystub.

If you have questions please contact your agency payroll office.