2017 ORS 653.490¹
Local work schedule requirements
  • preemption
  • exceptions

(1) As used in this section:

(a) “Enact” includes but is not limited to adopt, amend, refer or pass with a delayed operative or effective date.

(b) “Local government” includes a county, city, district or other public corporation, authority or entity organized and existing under statute or city or county charter.

(c) “Work schedule” means the days and times during which an employee is required by an employer to perform the duties for which the employee will receive compensation. “Work schedule” does not include employee time off for medical reasons or sick time.

(2) The State of Oregon preempts all charter and statutory authority of local governments to enact a requirement relating to work schedules.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, a local government may set work schedule requirements:

(a) For public employers; and

(b) In specifications for public contracts or subcontracts entered into by the local government. [2015 c.591 §1; 2017 c.691 §14]

Note: 653.490 (Local work schedule requirements) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 653 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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.