Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions

ORS 659A.406
Aiding or abetting certain discrimination prohibited

Except as otherwise authorized by ORS 659A.403 (Discrimination in place of public accommodation prohibited), it is an unlawful practice for any person to aid or abet any place of public accommodation, as defined in ORS 659A.400 (Place of public accommodation defined), or any employee or person acting on behalf of the place of public accommodation to make any distinction, discrimination or restriction on account of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status or age if the individual is 18 years of age or older. [Formerly 30.685; 2003 c.521 §2; 2007 c.100 §6]

(formerly 30.685)

Notes of Decisions

Decision under binding arbitration does not have res judicataor collateral estoppel effect on later statutory discrimination claim by employee. Andrews v. May Department Stores, 96 Or App 305, 773 P2d 1324 (1989), Sup Ct review denied; Faris v. Gamble, Inc., 133 Or App 221, 889 P2d 1363 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use of Military Department facilities, trucks or color guards by organizations which discriminate on the basis of religion, race or sex, (1977) Vol 38, p 929

§§ 659A.250 to 659A.262

(formerly 659.280 to 659.290)

Law Review Citations

26 WLR 394-395 (1990)

§§ 659A.150 to 659A.186

Notes of Decisions

Termination of employment in retaliation for invoking Oregon Family Leave Act rights constitutes wrongful discharge in violation of public policy. Yeager v. Providence Health System Oregon, 195 Or App 134, 96 P3d 862 (2004), Sup Ct review denied


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