2017 ORS 653.551¹
Unlawful employment discrimination
  • civil remedies and penalties

(1) Except as provided in subsection (4) of this section, any violation of ORS 653.547 (Definitions) or rules adopted under ORS 653.549 (Rules) by an employer is an unlawful employment practice.

(2) Domestic workers may file complaints alleging a violation of ORS 653.547 (Definitions) or of a rule adopted under ORS 653.549 (Rules) with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries in the manner provided by ORS 659A.820 (Complaints). The commissioner shall enforce ORS 653.547 (Definitions) and the rules adopted under ORS 653.549 (Rules) in the manner provided in ORS chapter 659A regarding other unlawful employment practices.

(3) Violation of ORS 653.547 (Definitions) or of a rule adopted under ORS 653.549 (Rules) subjects the violator to the same civil remedies and penalties as provided in ORS chapter 659A.

(4) Domestic workers may file complaints alleging violations of ORS 653.547 (Definitions) (2)(a) under ORS 652.310 (Definitions of employer and employee) to 652.414 (Procedure for payment from fund). [2015 c.457 §3]

Note: See note under 653.547 (Definitions).

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.