Oregon
Rule Rule 123-623-1300
Local Hiring


For purposes of ORS 285C.603:

(1)

Prospective Applicants and County/local governments shall consider creative and cooperative means to promote gainful work for persons already residing in the proximate area or region of the Approved Project for:

(a)

Jobs associated with the Approved Projects facility or operations; and

(b)

Persons employed in the construction or installation of property or by other types of associated contractors, vendors or suppliers.

(2)

County/local governments shall incorporate such means in a policy and standards for the designation of an SIZ, as otherwise permissible and administrable, with respect to OAR 123-623-3100.

(3)

Such means shall not create any:

(a)

Undue burden on the Applicant relative to the nature, needs or competitiveness of the Approved Project; or

(b)

Explicit bias against anyones rights or access to the privilege of employment, such as specifying residency-based hiring criteria proscribed by OP-8236, Oregon Attorney General (April 20, 1995).
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Oct. 15, 2019