ORS 659A.219¹
Uniform standards and procedures manual for implementation of Whistleblower Law
  • requirements

(1) The Bureau of Labor and Industries shall adopt a uniform standards and procedures manual that provides guidelines for implementing ORS 659A.200 (Definitions for ORS 659A.200 to 659A.224) to 659A.224 (Short title).

(2) The bureau shall make the manual available to the public on the bureau’s website.

(3) The manual must include, but need not be limited to, the following information:

(a) Proper procedures for disclosing information under ORS 659A.200 (Definitions for ORS 659A.200 to 659A.224) to 659A.224 (Short title);

(b) The rights and remedies provided to an employee who discloses information under ORS 659A.200 (Definitions for ORS 659A.200 to 659A.224) to 659A.224 (Short title); and

(c) The implementation of statutes and rules relating to protected activity under ORS 659A.200 (Definitions for ORS 659A.200 to 659A.224) to 659A.224 (Short title) as interpreted by the case law of this state.

(4) The bureau shall review the manual on a periodic basis and make updates as necessary to reflect recent changes in rule or law, including case law, regarding disclosures of information under ORS 659A.200 (Definitions for ORS 659A.200 to 659A.224) to 659A.224 (Short title). [2018 c.83 §3]

(formerly 659.280 to 659.290)

Law Review Cita­tions

26 WLR 394-395 (1990)

Notes of Decisions

Termina­tion of employ­ment in retalia­tion for invoking Oregon Family Leave Act rights constitutes wrongful discharge in viola­tion of public policy. Yeager v. Providence Health System Oregon, 195 Or App 134, 96 P3d 862 (2004), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 659A—Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions; Administrative and Civil Enforcement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors659A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 659A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano659A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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.
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