2013 ORS § 658.475¹
Injunctive relief and damages for violation of ORS 658.405 to 658.503

The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries, or any other person, may bring an action in circuit court to enjoin any person from using the services of an unlicensed farm labor contractor or to enjoin any person acting as a farm labor contractor in violation of ORS 658.405 (Definitions for ORS 658.405 to 658.503) to 658.503 (Service of process when contractor unavailable), or rules promulgated pursuant thereto, from committing future violations. The court may award to the prevailing party costs and disbursements and a reasonable attorney fee. In addition, the amount of damages recoverable from a person acting as a farm labor contractor who violates ORS 658.410 (Farm labor contractor license required) or 658.440 (Duties of farm labor contractors) (1)(i) or (j) or (3)(e) is actual damages or $2,000, whichever amount is greater. [1981 c.607 §3; 1983 c.654 §9; 1989 c.164 §13; 2005 c.340 §6; 2007 c.160 §6; 2007 c.161 §1]

Note: The amendments to 658.475 (Injunctive relief and damages for violation of ORS 658.405 to 658.503) by section 22, chapter 584, Oregon Laws 2013, become operative July 1, 2015. See section 29, chapter 584, Oregon Laws 2013. The text that is operative on and after July 1, 2015, is set forth for the users convenience.

658.475 (Injunctive relief and damages for violation of ORS 658.405 to 658.503). The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries, or any other person, may bring an action in circuit court to enjoin any person from using the services of an unlicensed labor contractor or to enjoin any person acting as a labor contractor in violation of ORS 658.405 (Definitions for ORS 658.405 to 658.503) to 658.503 (Service of process when contractor unavailable), or rules promulgated pursuant thereto, from committing future violations. The court may award to the prevailing party costs and disbursements and a reasonable attorney fee. In addition, the amount of damages recoverable from a person acting as a labor contractor who violates ORS 658.410 (Farm labor contractor license required) or 658.440 (Duties of farm labor contractors) (1)(i) or (j) or (3)(e) is actual damages or $2,000, whichever amount is greater.