2017 ORS 652.100¹
False information related to hours worked or compensation received by employees
  • prohibited acts by employer
  • employee right of action
  • remedies for violation
  • penalties

An employer may not:

(1) Compel, coerce or otherwise induce or attempt to induce an employee to create, file or sign documents containing information that the employer knows is false related to the hours worked or compensation received by the employee.

(2) In addition to any other remedy provided by law, an employee has a private cause of action for a violation of subsection (1) of this section. The court may award actual damages or $1,000 for each violation, whichever is greater, injunctive relief, attorney fees and costs. The court shall count each pay period in which a violation occurs or continues as a separate violation.

(3) In addition to any other relief provided by law, the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries may assess a civil penalty under ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures) not to exceed $1,000 for each violation of subsection (1) of this section. The commissioner shall count each pay period in which a violation occurs or continues as a separate violation.

(4) The commissioner has the same enforcement powers with respect to the rights established under subsections (1) to (3) of this section as are established in this chapter and ORS chapter 653. [2017 c.211 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 652—Hours; Wages; Wage Claims; Records, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors652.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.
 
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.