2017 ORS 658.412¹
License examination
  • rules

This section is amended
Effective March 12, 2018
Relating to requirements for labor contractors; creating new provisions; amending ORS 658.405, 658.410, 658.411, 658.412, 658.415, 658.428, 658.440 and 658.501; and declaring an emergency.

The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries may not issue a license to operate as a labor contractor until an applicant for a license has successfully passed a qualifying examination designed to test the applicant’s ability, knowledge and proficiency to conduct and manage the business of a labor contractor. The examination must also test the applicant’s knowledge of an employer’s responsibility to prevent sexual assault and sexual harassment. The commissioner shall prescribe by rule the requirements for and the manner of testing the competency of license applicants. [1989 c.164 §3; 2013 c.584 §6; 2017 c.676 §5]

Notes of Decisions

Where parties to contract were domiciled and contracted in Oregon, contractor was licensed in Oregon and only relevant event that took place outside state was performance of labor, Oregon statute governing contracts between forestry contractors and workers is applicable to ac­tion for unpaid wages. Perez v. Coast to Coast Reforesta­tion Corp., 100 Or App 115, 785 P2d 365 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 658—Employment Agencies; Farm Labor Contractors and Construction Labor Contractors; Farmworker Camps, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors658.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 658, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano658.­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.