ORS 659A.250¹
Definitions for ORS 659A.250 to 659A.262

(1) For purposes of ORS 659A.250 (Definitions for ORS 659A.250 to 659A.262) to 659A.262 (Warrant on behalf of person entitled to access to housing), “access” means ingress to and egress from residential areas which are concentrated in a central location. It shall not include:

(a) The right to enter the individual residences of employees unless a resident of the household consents to the entry;

(b) The right to use any services provided by the employer for the exclusive use of the employees;

(c) The right to enter single residences shared by employees and employers where a separate entrance to the employee’s quarter is not provided; or

(d) The right to enter work areas.

(2) “Authorized person” means government officials, physicians, certified education providers, local health officials, representatives of religious organizations and any other providers of services for farmworkers funded in whole or part by state, federal or local government.

(3) “Housing” means living quarters owned, rented or in any manner controlled by an employer and occupied by the employee.

(4) “Invited person” means persons invited to a dwelling unit by an employee or a member of the employee’s family residing with the employee. [Formerly 659.280; 2015 c.736 §108; 2017 c.409 §20]

(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. Currency Information