Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions

ORS 659A.089
Notification to Director of Veterans’ Affairs


As used in this section, “uniformed service” means the Armed Forces of the United States, the Army National Guard or the Air National Guard when the member is engaged in active duty for training, inactive duty for training or full-time National Guard duty, the commissioned corps of the United States Public Health Service and any other category of persons designated by the President of the United States in time of war or national emergency.


Subject to subsection (3) of this section, the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries shall notify the Director of Veterans’ Affairs within 30 days of receipt of written information from, or the filing of a complaint for violation of ORS 659A.082 (Discrimination against person for service in uniformed service prohibited) or 659A.086 (Employment rights of members of organized militia when called into active state service) by, a member or veteran of a uniformed service.


The commissioner shall notify the director as required by subsection (2) of this section only if authorized to do so by the member or veteran of a uniformed service who submitted the written information or filed the complaint. [2012 c.44 §1]
Note: See note under 659A.086 (Employment rights of members of organized militia when called into active state service).
§§ 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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Jun. 26, 2021