2017 ORS 659A.415¹
Liability for damages
  • physical changes not required

(1) Places of public accommodation, and employees of places of public accommodation, are not liable for any damages suffered by a customer, or by any person accompanying a customer, while using an employee toilet facility pursuant to ORS 659A.413 (Denial of access prohibited) unless the damages are the result of an intentional tort or gross negligence.

(2) A place of public accommodation is not required to make any physical changes to an employee toilet facility by reason of ORS 659A.413 (Denial of access prohibited). [2009 c.415 §3]

Note: See note under 659A.411 (Definitions for ORS 659A.411 to 659A.415).

(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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 659A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano659A.­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.