2015 ORS 658.452¹
Prohibitions relating to discharge of or discrimination against employee

A labor contractor or employer may not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee because:

(1) The employee has made a claim against the labor contractor or employer for compensation for the employee’s own personal services.

(2) The employee has caused to be instituted any proceedings under or related to ORS 658.405 (Definitions for ORS 658.405 to 658.503) to 658.503 (Service of process when labor contractor unavailable).

(3) The employee has testified or is about to testify in any such proceedings.

(4) The employee has discussed or consulted with anyone concerning the employee’s rights under ORS 658.405 (Definitions for ORS 658.405 to 658.503) to 658.503 (Service of process when labor contractor unavailable). [1975 c.397 §4; 1981 c.606 §4; 2013 c.584 §19]

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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 658, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano658.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.