2015 ORS 653.060¹
Discharging or discriminating against employee prohibited

(1) An employer may not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against an employee because:

(a) The employee has made a complaint that the employee has not been paid wages in accordance with ORS 653.010 (Definitions for ORS 653.010 to 653.261) to 653.261 (Minimum employment conditions).

(b) The employee has caused to be instituted or is about to cause to be instituted any proceedings under or related to ORS 653.010 (Definitions for ORS 653.010 to 653.261) to 653.261 (Minimum employment conditions).

(c) The employee has testified or is about to testify in any such proceedings.

(2) A violation of this section is an unlawful employment practice under ORS chapter 659A. A person unlawfully discriminated against under this section may file a complaint under ORS 659A.820 (Complaints) with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries. [1967 c.596 §12; 2007 c.278 §2]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Jurisdic­tion of Wage and Hour Commission, (1974) Vol 37, p 163

Notes of Decisions

Person is employee for purposes of min­i­mum wage law if suffered or permitted to work. State ex rel Roberts v. Bomareto Ent., Inc., 153 Or App 183, 956 P2d 254 (1998), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Commission authority to prescribe rest periods for excluded employes, (1972) Vol 35, p 1112

Chapter 653

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Wage and Hour Commission jurisdic­tion to regulate govern­mental entitys employ­ment of mi­nors, (1979) Vol 39, p 489


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 653—Minimum Wages; Employment Conditions; Minors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors653.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 653, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano653.­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.