ORS 285A.510¹
Definitions for ORS 285A.510 to 285A.522

As used in ORS 285A.510 (Definitions for ORS 285A.510 to 285A.522) to 285A.522 (Annual report of plant closings and layoffs):

(1) “Community” means an area or locality in which the inhabitants have common economic or employment interests and which is undergoing an economic emergency. The term is not limited to a city, county or other political subdivision and need not, but may, be limited by political lines and boundaries. A large populous area under one or more governing bodies may be composed of several communities.

(2) “Employer,” “mass layoff” and “plant closing” have the meanings given those terms on October 3, 1989, in the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (P.L. 100-379). [Formerly 285.450]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285A—Economic Development I, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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