2015 ORS 243.055¹
Exemption from requirements of ORS 243.005 to 243.045 for certain public employers

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 243.005 (Definitions for ORS 243.005 to 243.045) to 243.045 (Police and firefighters considered common group for certain purposes), if a public employer provides benefits equal to or better than the insurance required under ORS 243.025 (Issuance of $10,000 life insurance certificate), as determined by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, the public employer is exempt from the requirements of ORS 243.005 (Definitions for ORS 243.005 to 243.045) to 243.045 (Police and firefighters considered common group for certain purposes) for so long as such benefits continue to be equal or better than the insurance required, as determined by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services.

(2) Determinations pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall be made after reasonable notice and opportunity for hearing as provided in ORS chapter 183. [1971 c.692 §12; 1973 c.612 §13]

Chapter 243

Notes of Decisions

Effect of Public Employe Rela­tions Act is to modify authority of Personnel Division so that, while division retains responsibility for es­tab­lishing general job salary grades and classifica­tions, specific salary within each range which is paid to employe in public employe bargaining unit is subject to negotia­tion or arbitra­tion under terms of this chapter. AFSCME v. Executive Dept., 52 Or App 457, 628 P2d 1228 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

Provision of collective bargaining agree­ment giving present employes lateral transfer rights was valid under ORS 240.321 (Collective bargaining) and fact that its imple­menta­tion resulted in male succeeding female employe did not violate state af­firm­a­tive ac­tion statutes. State Executive Dept. v. OPEU, 91 Or App 124, 754 P2d 582 (1988)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State agencies paying carpooling employes' parking fees, (1974) Vol 36, p 1015

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 23, 44 (1971)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 243—Public Employee Rights and Benefits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors243.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 243, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano243.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.