ORS 243.796¹
Definitions for ORS 243.796 to 243.806

As used in ORS 243.796 (Definitions for ORS 243.796 to 243.806) to 243.806 (Agreement authorizing public employer to make deductions from salary or wages of public employee):

(1) “Designated representative” means a public employee:

(a) Who is designated by the exclusive representative as a representative for the employees in a bargaining unit; and

(b) For whom:

(A) Reasonable paid time is granted under ORS 243.798 (Reasonable time granted to designated representatives to engage in certain activities during work hours); or

(B) Release time is granted under ORS 243.802 (Written agreements regarding grant of period of release time for public employees to serve as designated representatives).

(2) “Release time” means the period of time when a public employee who is a designated representative takes a leave of absence from the employee’s regular public employment to conduct labor organization business.

(3) “Retirement credit” has the meaning given that term in ORS 238.005 (Definitions). [2019 c.429 §2]

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 243, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano243.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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