Public Contracting - Public Improvements and Related Contracts

ORS 279C.530
Condition concerning payment for medical care and providing workers’ compensation


Every public improvement contract shall contain a condition that the contractor shall promptly, as due, make payment to any person, copartnership, association or corporation furnishing medical, surgical and hospital care services or other needed care and attention, incident to sickness or injury, to the employees of the contractor, of all sums that the contractor agrees to pay for the services and all moneys and sums that the contractor collected or deducted from the wages of employees under any law, contract or agreement for the purpose of providing or paying for the services.


Every public contract subject to this chapter shall contain a clause or condition that all subject employers working under the contract are either employers that will comply with ORS 656.017 (Employer required to pay compensation and perform other duties) or employers that are exempt under ORS 656.126 (Coverage while temporarily in or out of state). [2003 c.794 §143; 2005 c.103 §30]


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