2011 ORS § 236.605¹
Definitions for ORS 236.605 to 236.640
(1) Public employee means an employee whose compensation is paid from public funds.
(2) Public employer includes the state, or cities, or counties, or special districts but not including school districts, or an Oregon nonprofit corporation any of which has accepted the transfer of a public program from a public employer in this state for maintenance and operation. [1991 c.918 §2; 1995 c.286 §20]