ORS 652.900
Civil penalties


In addition to any other penalty provided by law, the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries may assess a civil penalty not to exceed $1,000 against any person who violates ORS 652.020 (Maximum working hours in certain industries), 652.110 (Method of paying employees), 652.140 (Payment of wages on termination of employment), 652.145 (Payment of wages for seasonal farmworkers), 652.260 (Payment to nurses providing home health or hospice services), 652.610 (Itemized statement of amounts and purposes of deductions) (4) or 652.750 (Inspection of records by employee) or any rule adopted under those statutes.


Civil penalties under this section shall be imposed as provided in ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures).


All sums collected as penalties under this section shall be first applied toward reimbursement of costs incurred in determining the violations, conducting hearings under this section and addressing and collecting the penalties. The remainder, if any, of the sums collected as penalties under this section shall be paid into the State Treasury and credited to the General Fund and is available for general governmental expenses. [1989 c.852 §3; 1991 c.734 §59; 2001 c.690 §2; 2007 c.276 §2; 2007 c.546 §3; 2007 c.676 §2; 2009 c.141 §3]


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