2011 ORS § 659A.200¹
Definitions for ORS 659A.200 to 659A.224

As used in ORS 659A.200 (Definitions for ORS 659A.200 to 659A.224) to 659A.224 (Short title):

(1) Disciplinary action includes but is not limited to any discrimination, dismissal, demotion, transfer, reassignment, supervisory reprimand, warning of possible dismissal or withholding of work, whether or not the action affects or will affect employee compensation.

(2) Employee means a person employed by or under contract with:

(a) The state or any agency of or political subdivision in the state;

(b) Any person authorized to act on behalf of the state, or agency of the state or subdivision in the state, with respect to control, management or supervision of any employee;

(c) Employees of the public corporation created under ORS 656.751 (State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation created);

(d) Employees of a contractor who performs services for the state, agency or subdivision, other than employees of a contractor under contract to construct a public improvement; and

(e) Any person authorized by contract to act on behalf of the state, agency or subdivision.

(3) Public employer means:

(a) The state or any agency of or political subdivision in the state; and

(b) Any person authorized to act on behalf of the state, or any agency of or political subdivision in the state, with respect to control, management or supervision of any employee. [Formerly 659.505]