2011 ORS § 657.078¹
Employment
  • stringer, correspondent and photographer services for media excluded

Employment does not include services performed by an individual as a stringer, correspondent or photographer, for print or broadcast media, who submits information, stories or pictures by the piece or at a flat rate to newspapers, special publications, television or radio if the individual is free from direction and control over the means and manner of providing the services. However, this section does not apply to services performed for a nonprofit employing unit for this state, for a political subdivision of this state or for an Indian tribe. [2005 c.533 §9; 2007 c.71 §208]