Minimum Wages

ORS 653.450
Employee right to input into work schedule


At time of hire and during employment, an employee may identify any limitations or changes in the employee’s work schedule availability. The employee may also request not to be scheduled for work shifts during certain times or at certain locations.


(a) An employer may require the employee to provide reasonable verification of the need for a request made under subsection (1) of this section.


The employer shall pay any reasonable costs for providing verification that is medical verification required under this subsection, including lost wages, that are not paid under a health benefit plan in which the employee is enrolled.


Nothing in this subsection is intended to limit the application of ORS 659A.306 (Requiring employee to pay for medical examination as condition of continued employment prohibited).


An employer may not retaliate against an employee for making a request under subsection (1) of this section.


An employer is under no obligation to grant an employee’s request under subsection (1) of this section. [2017 c.691 §6a]
Note: See note under 653.412 (Definitions).
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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