ORS 657.060¹
  • family service and foster care excluded

(1) "Employment" does not include service performed by a person in the employ of a son, daughter, or spouse, and service performed by a child under the age of 18 in the employ of the father or mother.

(2) "Employment" does not include service performed as foster care parents certified by the Department of Human Services or approved by a licensed child caring facility. [Amended by 1975 c.334 §1; 1987 c.857 §1]

Note: Section 2, chapter 857, Oregon Laws 1987, provides:

Sec. 2. If the United States Secretary of Labor serves notice that the provisions of ORS 657.060 (Employment), as amended by section 1 of this Act, fail to meet the requirements of the Social Security Act or the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, then ORS 657.060 (Employment) (2) shall no longer be of any force or effect. [1987 c.857 §2]

Chapter 657

Notes of Decisions

An individual who performs services for remunera­tion is an employee, and per­son or organiza­tion for whom services are performed is an employer under terms of Employ­ment Division Law even if remunera­tion is paid indirectly rather than directly unless employer shows that some statutory exclusion applies. Lectro Lift, Inc. v. Morgan, 14 Or App 316, 513 P2d 526 (1973)

Mere act of incorporating as professional corpora­tion does not, by itself, create employer-employee rela­tionship for purposes of this chapter. Peterson v. Employ­ment Division, 82 Or App 371, 728 P2d 95 (1986)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Determining employer of musicians' group, (1972) Vol 35, p 1306

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 657—Unemployment Insurance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors657.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 657, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­657ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information