Minimum Wages

ORS 653.060
Discharging or discriminating against employee prohibited


(1)

An employer may not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against an employee because:

(a)

The employee has inquired about the provisions of ORS 653.010 (Definitions for ORS 653.010 to 653.261) to 653.261 (Minimum employment conditions) or 653.265 (Overtime for persons employed in canneries, driers and packing plants) or has reported a violation of or filed a complaint related to ORS 653.010 (Definitions for ORS 653.010 to 653.261) to 653.261 (Minimum employment conditions) or 653.265 (Overtime for persons employed in canneries, driers and packing plants).

(b)

The employee has caused to be instituted or is about to cause to be instituted any proceedings under or related to ORS 653.010 (Definitions for ORS 653.010 to 653.261) to 653.261 (Minimum employment conditions) or 653.265 (Overtime for persons employed in canneries, driers and packing plants).

(c)

The employee has testified or is about to testify in any such proceedings.

(2)

A violation of this section is an unlawful employment practice under ORS chapter 659A. A person unlawfully discriminated against under this section may file a complaint under ORS 659A.820 (Complaints) with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries. [1967 c.596 §12; 2007 c.278 §2; 2017 c.685 §4]
§§ 653.010 to 653.261

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Jurisdiction of Wage and Hour Commission, (1974) Vol 37, p 163

§§ 653.010 to 653.256

Notes of Decisions

Person is employee for purposes of minimum wage law if suffered or permitted to work. State ex rel Roberts v. Bomareto Ent., Inc., 153 Or App 183, 956 P2d 254 (1998), Sup Ct review denied

§§ 653.010 to 653.065

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Commission authority to prescribe rest periods for excluded employes, (1972) Vol 35, p 1112

Chapter 653

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Wage and Hour Commission jurisdiction to regulate governmental entity's employment of minors, (1979) Vol 39, p 489


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