ORS 657.165¹
Waiting period eligibility, condition, limitation

No week shall be counted as a week of unemployment for the purposes of ORS 657.155 (Benefit eligibility conditions) (1)(d):

(1) Unless it occurs within the benefit year that includes the week for which the unemployed individual claims payment of benefits.

(2) If benefits have been paid with respect thereto.

(3) Unless the unemployed individual was eligible for benefits with respect thereto as provided in ORS 657.150 (Amount of benefits), 657.155 (Benefit eligibility conditions) to 657.176 (Grounds and procedure for disqualification), 657.184 (Benefits payable for service by aliens), 657.186 (Benefits payable for service by athletes), 657.200 (Labor dispute disqualification) to 657.213 (Ineligibility for benefits upon conviction of fraud in obtaining benefits) and 657.221 (Ineligibility for benefits of certain educational institution personnel), except for the requirements of ORS 657.155 (Benefit eligibility conditions) (1)(d). [Amended by 1959 c.642 §2; 1975 c.257 §5; 1981 c.46 §1; 1983 c.508 §5]

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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