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ORS 25.424 ​Child Support Enforcement

Prohibits discrimination against employees who are under a child support withholding order.

ORS 171.120 State Legislature

Prohibits discrimination against legislators and candidates because of leave required to serve in the Legislative Assembly.

ORS 279C.540 to ORS 279C.870 Public Contracts and Purchasing

Determines maximum hours of labor on public contracts, and determines and enforces prevailing wage rates for workers in construction trades and occupations.

ORS 334.750 Education Service Districts

Establishes youth apprenticeship standards.

ORS 345.240 Private Schools

Prohibits discrimination by vocational, professional or career schools.

ORS 408.225 to ORS 408.237 Veterans' Preference

Requires public employers to interview and grant hiring preference for all veteran applicants who meet minimum qualifications for a position.

ORS 441.181 & ORS 441.184 Nurses

Prohibits retaliation against nurses for reporting hospital health and safety violations.

ORS 476.574 Firefighter leave

Provides job restoration if the employer grants a leave for firefighting.

ORS 476.576  State Fire Marshal; Protection from Fire Generally

Prohibits discrimination against volunteer firefighters called to active duty.

ORS Chapter 651 Bureau of Labor and Industries

Establishes the Bureau of Labor and Industries.

ORS Chapter 652 Hours; Wages; Records

Regulates payment of wages and personnel records. Establishes the Wage Security Fund.

ORS 653.010 to ORS 653.992 Conditions of Employment

Regulates employment of minors, working hours, minimum wages, overtime and sick time.

ORS 654.062 & ORS 654.251 Occupational Safety and Health

Prohibits discrimination of employees complaining of health and safety hazards; Provides reciprocal reporting of unsafe health and sanitation conditions in farm labor camps.

ORS Chapter 658 Employment Agencies; Farm Labor Contractors; Farmworker Camps

Regulates private employment agencies, licenses and regulates farm and forest labor contractors.  

ORS Chapter 659 Miscellaneous Prohibitions Relating to Employment and Discrimination

ORS Chapter 659a Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions; Administrative and Civil Enforcement

ORS Chapter 660 Apprentices and Trainees

Regulates apprenticeship activities.


Updated March 2019