2017 ORS 658.437¹
Duties of labor contractors
  • duties of person to whom workers provided

(1) Prior to beginning work on any contract or other agreement the labor contractor shall:

(a) Display the license or temporary permit to the person to whom workers are to be provided, or the person’s agent; and

(b) Provide the person to whom workers are to be provided, or the person’s agent with a copy of the license or temporary permit.

(2) Prior to allowing work to begin on any contract or agreement with a labor contractor, the person to whom workers are to be provided, or the person’s agent shall:

(a) Examine the license or temporary permit of the labor contractor; and

(b) Retain a copy of the license or temporary permit provided by the labor contractor pursuant to subsection (1)(b) of this section. [1989 c.164 §14; 2013 c.584 §15]

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.