Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Workers' Compensation Division

Rule Rule 436-001-0259
Ex Parte Communication


An ex parte communication is an oral or written communication to the director during director review of the matter not made in the presence of all parties to the dispute, concerning a fact in issue, but does not include communication from division staff or the Department of Justice about legal issues or facts in the record. Ex parte communications received during director review will be promptly disclosed to all parties, and the parties will be allowed a reasonable opportunity to respond.
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