Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions

ORS 659A.275
Undue hardship


As used in this section, “undue hardship” means a significant difficulty and expense to a covered employer’s business and includes consideration of the size of the employer’s business and the employer’s critical need for the eligible employee.


A covered employer may limit the amount of leave an eligible employee takes under ORS 659A.272 (Employer required to provide leave) if the employee’s leave creates an undue hardship on the employer’s business. [2007 c.180 §4]
§§ 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