Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions

ORS 659A.256
Regulations by employers concerning use and occupancy of employee housing

  • requirements
  • notice

Employers may adopt reasonable rules and regulations concerning the use and occupancy of such housing including hours of access which must be posted in a conspicuous place at least three days prior to enforcement. Such rules shall be enforceable as to employees, invited persons and those authorized persons who are not governmental officials or who are not visiting the camp for emergency purposes only if:


Their purpose is to promote the safety or welfare of the employees and authorized persons allowed access;


They preserve the employer’s property from abusive use;


They are reasonably related to the purpose for which they are adopted;


They apply to all employees on the premises in a fair manner; and


They are sufficiently explicit in the prohibition, direction or limitation of the employee’s conduct to fairly inform the employees of what must be done to comply. [Formerly 659.290]
§§ 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