ORS 657B.070¹
Denying leave
  • discrimination and retaliation prohibited
  • remedies for violation

(1) It is an unlawful employment practice for an employer to:

(a) Violate ORS 657B.060 (Job protection).

(b) Deny leave or interfere with any other right to which an eligible employee is entitled under this chapter.

(c) Retaliate or in any way discriminate against an employee with respect to hire or tenure or any other term or condition of employment because the employee has inquired about the rights or responsibilities under this chapter.

(2) An employee who alleges a violation of this section may bring a civil action under ORS 659A.885 (Civil action) or may file a complaint with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries in the manner provided by ORS 659A.820 (Complaints). [2019 c.700 §11]

Note: 657B.070 (Denying leave) becomes operative January 1, 2022. See section 63, chapter 700, Oregon Laws 2019.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 657B—Family and Medical Leave Insurance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors657B.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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. Currency Information