Unlawful Discrimination in Employment, Public Accommodations and Real Property Transactions

ORS 659A.415
Liability for damages

  • physical changes not required


Places of public accommodation, and employees of places of public accommodation, are not liable for any damages suffered by a customer, or by any person accompanying a customer, while using an employee toilet facility pursuant to ORS 659A.413 (Denial of access prohibited) unless the damages are the result of an intentional tort or gross negligence.


A place of public accommodation is not required to make any physical changes to an employee toilet facility by reason of ORS 659A.413 (Denial of access prohibited). [2009 c.415 §3]
Note: See note under 659A.411 (Definitions for ORS 659A.411 to 659A.415).
§§ 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