2017 ORS 658.760¹
Prohibited actions by operator
  • burden of proof

(1) No farmworker camp operator shall discharge, evict or in any other manner discriminate against any person because that person:

(a) Has made a claim against the operator or employer for compensation for the occupant’s own personal services.

(b) Has caused to be instituted any proceedings under or related to ORS 658.705 (Definitions for ORS 658.705 to 658.850) to 658.850 (Civil penalties).

(c) Has testified or is about to testify in any such proceedings.

(d) Has discussed or consulted with anyone concerning the occupant’s rights under ORS 658.405 (Definitions for ORS 658.405 to 658.503) to 658.503 (Service of process when labor contractor unavailable) or 658.705 (Definitions for ORS 658.705 to 658.850) to 658.850 (Civil penalties).

(2) The aggrieved person shall have the burden of proving that the discrimination was because of the protected activity. [1989 c.962 §8; 1991 c.67 §170]

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 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.