2013 ORS § 659A.060¹
Definitions for ORS 659A.060 to 659A.069

As used in ORS 659A.060 (Definitions for ORS 659A.060 to 659A.069) to 659A.069 (Discrimination against state worker applying for benefits under ORS 659A.060 to 659A.069 prohibited), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) Group health benefits means that form of health benefits provided by the State of Oregon to cover groups of employees, with or without one or more members of their families or one or more dependents. The group health benefits which are continued under ORS 659A.060 (Definitions for ORS 659A.060 to 659A.069) to 659A.069 (Discrimination against state worker applying for benefits under ORS 659A.060 to 659A.069 prohibited) shall be the same as the worker and the workers dependents had immediately prior to the injury or illness, and includes, but is not limited to, medical care, dental care, vision care or prescription drug coverage, or any combination thereof, that the worker had elected prior to the injury or illness. If the plan elected prior to the injury or illness is no longer available, the worker shall have the same plan selection rights as do active employees.

(2) Worker means any state employee who has filed a workers compensation claim pursuant to ORS chapter 656. [Formerly 659.450]