ORS 657B.440¹
Employer required to provide notice advising employees of rights and duties

(1) An employer shall provide written notice to each employee of the duties and rights of an eligible employee under this chapter in accordance with rules adopted by the Director of the Employment Department. At a minimum, the notice must advise the employee of the following:

(a) The right of an eligible employee to claim and receive family and medical leave insurance benefits under this chapter;

(b) The procedure for filing a claim for benefits under ORS 657B.090 (Claim for benefits);

(c) That an eligible employee must provide notice to an employer before the employee commences leave, as required under ORS 657B.040 (Notice to employers prior to commencing leave), and a description of the penalties for failure to comply with the notice requirements;

(d) The right of an eligible employee to job protection and benefits continuation under ORS 657B.060 (Job protection);

(e) The right of an eligible employee to appeal a decision or determination made by the director under ORS 657B.410 (Appeals process, generally);

(f) That discrimination and retaliatory personnel actions against an employee for inquiring about the family and medical leave insurance program established under ORS 657B.340 (Family and medical leave insurance program), giving notification of leave under the program, taking leave under the program or claiming family and medical leave insurance benefits are prohibited;

(g) The right of an eligible employee to bring a civil action or to file a complaint for violation of ORS 657B.060 (Job protection) or 657B.070 (Denying leave); and

(h) That any health information related to family leave, medical leave or safe leave provided to an employer by an employee is confidential and may not be released without the permission of the employee unless state or federal law or a court order permits or requires disclosure.

(2) A notice provided to an employee under this section must be in the language the employer typically uses to communicate with the employee.

(3) The director shall make available to employers a model notice that meets the requirements of this section. [2019 c.700 §8]

Note: 657B.440 (Employer required to provide notice advising employees of rights and duties) 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.
 
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