Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions

ORS 659A.118
Reasonable accommodation


For the purposes of ORS 659A.112 (Employment discrimination), reasonable accommodation may include:


Making existing facilities used by employees readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.


Job restructuring, part-time or modified work schedules or reassignment to a vacant position.


Acquisition or modification of equipment or devices.


Appropriate adjustment or modification of examinations, training materials or policies.


The provision of qualified readers or interpreters.


An employer is not required to provide a reasonable accommodation to an individual who satisfies the criteria for being an individual with a disability for the purposes of ORS 659A.103 (Policy) to 659A.145 (Discrimination against individual with disability in real property transactions prohibited) solely because the individual meets the criterion described in ORS 659A.104 (Description of disability for purposes of ORS 659A.103 to 659A.145) (1)(c). [Formerly 659.439; 2007 c.70 §293; 2009 c.508 §8; 2019 c.71 §1]
§§ 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