2017 ORS 653.305¹
Bureau’s inquiry into employment of minors

The Bureau of Labor and Industries may at any time inquire into wages or hours or conditions of labor of minors employed in any occupation in this state and determine suitable hours and conditions of labor for such minors. [Amended by 1967 c.596 §16; 1979 c.886 §3; 1993 c.18 §131; 2013 c.296 §21]

Notes of Decisions

Regardless of whether terms “employ” and “employer” in this sec­tion are defined by ORS 653.010 (Definitions for ORS 653.010 to 653.261) or by common law distinc­tions between employes and independent contractors, workers were employes. Northwest Advance­ment v. Bureau of Labor, 96 Or App 133, 772 P2d 943 (1989), Sup Ct review denied

Wage and Hour Commission’s authority to regulate hours and condi­tions of employ­ment includes authority to prohibit certain employ­ment altogether. Northwest Advance­ment v. Bureau of Labor, 96 Or App 133, 772 P2d 943 (1989), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 653

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Wage and Hour Commission jurisdic­tion to regulate govern­mental entity’s 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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 653, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano653.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.