Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions

ORS 659A.303
Employer prohibited from obtaining, seeking to obtain or using genetic information


(1)

It is an unlawful employment practice for an employer to seek to obtain, to obtain or to use genetic information of an employee or a prospective employee, or of a blood relative of the employee or prospective employee, to distinguish between or discriminate against or restrict any right or benefit otherwise due or available to an employee or a prospective employee.

(2)

For purposes of this section, “blood relative,” “genetic information” and “obtain genetic information” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 192.531 (Definitions for ORS 192.531 to 192.549). [Formerly 659.036; 2011 c.210 §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