2011 ORS § 242.800¹
Investigation and hearing upon demand of accused
  • right to counsel

Any permanent employee who has been dismissed, demoted, suspended without pay or deprived of special privileges may, within 10 days, file with the commission a signed written demand for an investigation. If the demand alleges, or if it otherwise appears to the commission, that the dismissal was not made in good faith for cause, the commission shall conduct an investigation and hold a public hearing, such hearing to be within 30 days from the time appeal is filed. Appellant may be represented by counsel or any representative of appellants own choosing. The investigation shall be confined to the determination of the question of whether the dismissal was made in good faith for cause. [1959 c.252 §38]