Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions

ORS 659A.049
Rights of reinstatement and reemployment protected

The rights of reinstatement afforded by ORS 659A.043 (Reinstatement of injured worker to former position) and 659A.046 (Reemployment of injured worker in other available and suitable work) shall not be forfeited if the worker refuses to return to the worker’s regular or other offered employment without release to such employment by the worker’s attending physician or a nurse practitioner authorized to provide compensable medical services under ORS 656.245 (Medical services to be provided). [Formerly 659.417; 2003 c.811 §§25,26; 2007 c.365 §13]
§§ 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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