Employment Appeals Board
- • confirmation
- • quorum
- • meetings
- • duties
- • staffing
- • rules
(1) The Employment Appeals Board hereby is created within the Employment Department.
(2) The Employment Appeals Board consists of three members who shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Governor. Except for pro tempore appointments, appointments of members are subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner provided in ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation). In the selection of the members of the Employment Appeals Board, the Governor shall give due consideration to the interests of labor, industry and the public. Not more than two of the members of said board shall belong to the same political party. The Governor shall designate one of the members of the Employment Appeals Board to serve as its chairperson with duties and powers necessary for the performance of the function of such office as the Governor determines. In the event of an absence or as required by the workload, the chairperson may appoint, with the approval of the Governor, pro tempore members to serve for a period not to exceed 90 days.
(3) A majority of the Employment Appeals Board constitutes a quorum.
(4) The Employment Appeals Board shall meet at such times and places as specified by the chairperson.
(5) The director shall provide the Employment Appeals Board with such staff as is required by the workload, subject to budgetary limitations.
(6) The Employment Department shall adopt procedural rules proposed by the Employment Appeals Board necessary for the discharge of the board’s duties. Such rules need not conform to common law or statutory rules of evidence and other technical rules of procedure. [1959 c.583 §12; 1969 c.597 §186; 1973 c.792 §30; 1975 c.426 §1; 1983 c.522 §9; 1987 c.894 §10; 1993 c.344 §22]
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