2015 ORS 663.035¹
Filing of deauthorization petition
  • election
  • limitation

(1) Upon the filing with the Employment Relations Board by 40 percent or more of the employees in a bargaining unit covered by an agreement between their employer and a labor organization requiring membership as a condition of employment, of a petition alleging that they desire that the authority of the labor organization to make such an agreement be rescinded, the board shall direct the conciliator to take a secret ballot, marked at the place of election, of the employees in the unit and to certify the results thereof to the labor organization and to the employer.

(2) No election shall be conducted pursuant to this section in a bargaining unit or a subdivision within which, in the preceding 12 months, a valid election has been held. [Formerly 662.575]

Chapter 663

Notes of Decisions

In considering an ac­tion by a union member against a union for breach of duty of "fair representa­tion," the state courts must apply federal substantive law and are bound by decisions of federal courts. Wheeler v. Intl. Woodworkers of Am., 274 Or 373, 547 P2d 106 (1976)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 663—Labor Relations Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors663.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 663, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano663.­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.