2013 ORS § 657.557¹
Remedies for collection of contributions not exclusive
  • prevailing party in civil action to recover costs

(1) Remedies given to the Director of the Employment Department under this chapter for the collection of contributions, interest and penalties shall be cumulative and no action taken by the director or the duly authorized representative of the director, the Attorney General, or any other officer, shall be construed to be an election on the part of the state or any of its officers to pursue any remedy to the exclusion of any other.

(2) In any civil action brought under this section, the prevailing party is entitled to recover from the opposing party or parties reasonable costs and attorney fees to be fixed by the court upon entry of a final order or judgment in favor of the prevailing party in a court hearing, trial or on appeal. [1959 c.598 §5; 1991 c.607 §1; 2003 c.576 §533]