# Oregon Statutes - Chapter 659 - Miscellaneous Prohibitions Relating to Employment and Discrimination

- 659.010 [Amended by 1957 c.724 §3; 1959 c.547 §5; 1959 c.689 §13; 1961 c.247 §2; 1963 c.622 §3; 1969 c.618 §1; 1973 c.714 §5; 1977 c.770 §12; 1979 c.813 §1; 1983 c.225 §1; 1987 c.319 §5; 1987 c.393 §1; 1989 c.317 §3; 1989 c.686 §1; 1991 c.652 §13; 1991 c.939 §5; 1993 c.719 §3; 1993 c.798 §32; 1995 c.343 §56; 1995 c.580 §15; 1997 c.30 §1; 1999 c.245 §2; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.015 [1959 c.547 §2; 1959 c.689 §2; renumbered 659A.009 in 2001]
- 659.020 [Amended by 1969 c.618 §2; 1977 c.770 §13; 1983 c.225 §2; 1989 c.224 §125; renumbered 659A.006 in 2001]
- 659.022 [1963 c.622 §2; 1969 c.618 §2a; 1977 c.770 §14; 2001 c.621 §49; renumbered 659A.003 in 2001]
- 659.024 [1959 c.547 §3; 1963 c.622 §5; 1965 c.575 §1; 1973 c.189 §2; repealed by 1977 c.770 §15]
- 659.025 [Subsection (1) enacted as 1981 c.454 §1; subsection (2) enacted as 1981 c.242 §1; 1989 c.224 §126; renumbered 659A.012 in 2001]
- 659.026 [1959 c.689 §3; 1973 c.189 §3; repealed by 1977 c.770 §15]
- 659.027 [1983 c.183 §1; renumbered 659A.015 in 2001]
- 659.028 [1969 c.618 §8; 1981 c.643 §1; 1987 c.279 §1; renumbered 659A.321 in 2001]
- 659.029 [1977 c.330 §2; renumbered 659A.029 in 2001]
- 659.030 [Amended by 1969 c.618 §3; 1977 c.770 §1; 1977 c.801 §1a; 1981 c.595 §1; 1981 c.643 §2; 1983 c.477 §1; 1983 c.820 §17; 1985 c.98 §4; 1985 c.151 §1; 1987 c.279 §2; 1993 c.33 §359; 2001 c.621 §50; renumbered 659A.030 in 2001]
- 659.031 [1959 c.584 §2; 1973 c.714 §6; renumbered 659A.420 in 2001]
- 659.032 [1957 c.725 §2; repealed by 1959 c.584 §4]
- 659.033 [1957 c.725 §3; 1959 c.584 §3; 1973 c.714 §7; 1975 c.384 §1; 1989 c.523 §4; 1989 c.686 §2; 1995 c.559 §44; 1997 c.235 §1; 2001 c.621 §18; renumbered 659A.421 in 2001]
- 659.034 [1957 c.725 §4; repealed by 1959 c.584 §4]
- 659.035 [1981 c.470 §5; 1985 c.404 §3; 1989 c.890 §10; 2001 c.621 §40; renumbered 659A.233 in 2001]
- 659.036 [1993 c.719 §2; 1995 c.680 §6; 2001 c.621 §51; 2001 c.739 §11; renumbered 659A.303 in 2001]
- 659.037 [1957 c.724 §10; 1973 c.714 §8; 1977 c.770 §2; 1995 c.79 §336; 2001 c.621 §52; renumbered 659A.409 in 2001]
- 659.038 [1999 c.627 §2; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.040 [Amended by 1957 c.724 §13; 1971 c.723 §1; 1977 c.453 §2; 1977 c.770 §3; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.045 [1957 c.724 §5; 1969 c.618 §4; 1973 c.714 §9; 1977 c.453 §2; 1977 c.770 §4; 1995 c.343 §57; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.050 [Amended by 1957 c.724 §6; 1963 c.622 §6; 1971 c.723 §2; 1975 c.503 §1; 1987 c.393 §2; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.055 [1963 c.622 §4; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.060 [Amended by 1957 c.724 §7; 1961 c.145 §1; 1963 c.622 §7; 1971 c.418 §20; 1971 c.723 §3; 1975 c.419 §1; 1987 c.393 §3; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.070 [Amended by 1963 c.622 §10; 1983 c.225 §3; 1999 c.245 §3; 1999 c.788 §44; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.080 [Amended by 1957 c.724 §8; 1961 c.145 §2; 1963 c.622 §11; repealed by 1971 c.734 §21]
- 659.085 [1971 c.734 §103; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.090 [Repealed by 1971 c.734 §21]
- 659.095 [1977 c.453 §4; 1979 c.843 §1; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.100 [Amended by 1957 c.724 §9; 1959 c.547 §6; 1959 c.689 §14; 1961 c.145 §3; 1963 c.622 §8; part renumbered 659.103; 1969 c.618 §5; 1971 c.322 §1; 1973 c.714 §10; 1977 c.770 §5; 1981 c.643 §3; 1987 c.279 §3; 1989 c.224 §127; 1995 c.343 §58; 2001 c.621 §53; renumbered 659A.800 in 2001]
- 659.102 [Subsection (1) enacted as 1959 c.547 §4; subsection (2) enacted as 1959 c.689 §4; repealed by 1977 c.770 §15]
- 659.103 [Formerly part of 659.100; 1969 c.618 §6; 1973 c.714 §11; 2001 c.621 §54; renumbered 659A.805 in 2001]
- 659.105 [1963 c.622 §9; 1975 c.503 §2; 1987 c.393 §4; 2001 c.621 §55; renumbered 659A.890 in 2001]
- 659.110 [Amended by 1957 c.724 §14; 2001 c.621 §56; renumbered 659A.810 in 2001]
- 659.115 [1955 c.534 §1; 1969 c.618 §7; 2001 c.621 §57; renumbered 659A.815 in 2001]
- 659.120 [Repealed by 1955 c.534 §2]
- 659.121 [1977 c.453 §6; 1979 c.813 §2; 1981 c.897 §95; 1983 c.225 §4; 1987 c.822 §1; 1989 c.165 §3; 1989 c.317 §4; 1989 c.686 §4; 1989 c.1044 §6; 1991 c.342 §2; 1993 c.798 §33; 1995 c.580 §16; 1999 c.245 §1; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.130 [Repealed by 1955 c.534 §2]
- 659.131 [1977 c.771 §1; renumbered as (1),(2),(3) of 659.340]
- 659.136 [1977 c.771 §2; renumbered as (4) of 659.340]
- 659.140 [Repealed by 1955 c.534 §2]
- 659.150 [1975 c.204 §1; 1989 c.224 §128; renumbered 659.850 in 2001]
- 659.155 [1975 c.204 §3; 1989 c.491 §64; 1999 c.200 §35; renumbered 659.855 in 2001]
- 659.160 [1987 c.276 §2; 1995 c.618 §116; renumbered 659.860 in 2001]
- 659.165 [1993 c.556 §1; 1995 c.618 §117; renumbered 659.870 in 2001]
- 659.175 [1983 c.823 §3; renumbered 659.865 in 2001]
- 659.210 [Renumbered 659.815 in 2001]
- 659.220 [Amended by 1979 c.389 §1; 1981 c.897 §96; renumbered 659.820 in 2001]
- 659.225 [1963 c.249 §1; 1981 c.301 §1; renumbered 659.840 in 2001]
- 659.227 [1979 c.318 §1; 1981 c.301 §2; 1989 c.892 §1; 1995 c.680 §7; 2001 c.621 §58; renumbered 659A.300 in 2001]
- 659.230 [Renumbered 659.805 in 2001]
- 659.240 [Renumbered 659.800 in 2001]
- 659.250 [Renumbered 659.845 in 2001]
- 659.260 [Renumbered 659.810 in 2001]
- 659.270 [1980 c.1 §3; 2001 c.621 §59; renumbered 659A.236 in 2001]
- 659.280 [1981 c.867 §2; 1989 c.165 §1; renumbered 659A.250 in 2001]
- 659.285 [1981 c.867 §3; 1989 c.165 §2; 2001 c.621 §86a; renumbered 659A.253 in 2001]
- 659.290 [1981 c.867 §4; 1989 c.165 §7; renumbered 659A.256 in 2001]
- 659.295 [1981 c.867 §5; 2001 c.621 §87; renumbered 659A.259 in 2001]
- 659.297 [1989 c.165 §§4,5,6; 2001 c.621 §27; renumbered 659A.262 in 2001]
- 659.320 [1957 c.548 §1; 1973 c.140 §1; renumbered 659.825 in 2001]
- 659.322 [1991 c.875 §5; 1995 c.506 §5; 1999 c.59 §198; renumbered 659.830 in 2001]
- 659.324 [1995 c.506 §7; 2001 c.621 §19; renumbered 659.835 in 2001]
- 659.330 [1979 c.595 §1; 2001 c.621 §60; renumbered 659A.306 in 2001]
- 659.340 [(1), (2), (3) formerly 659.131; (4) formerly 659.136; 1983 c.225 §5; 1985 c.565 §90; 2001 c.621 §61; renumbered 659A.309 in 2001]
- 659.358 [1991 c.652 §§2,4; 2001 c.621 §20; renumbered 659A.312 in 2001]
- 659.360 [1987 c.319 §2; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.365 [1987 c.319 §3; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.370 [1987 c.319 §4; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.380 [1989 c.892 §3; 2001 c.621 §62; renumbered 659A.315 in 2001]
- 659.385 [1989 c.822 §2; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.389 [1989 c.822 §3; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.391 [1989 c.822 §4; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.393 [1989 c.822 §5; 1991 c.939 §6; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.400 [1973 c.660 §2; 1979 c.640 §1; 1989 c.224 §129; 1997 c.854 §12; 2001 c.621 §21; renumbered 659A.100 in 2001]
- 659.405 [1973 c.660 §3; 1979 c.640 §2; 1989 c.224 §130; 2001 c.621 §29; renumbered 659A.103 in 2001]
- 659.410 [1973 c.660 §4; 1989 c.1044 §1; 1999 c.245 §4; 2001 c.621 §30; renumbered 659A.109 in 2001]
- 659.412 [1989 c.850 §2; 1995 c.332 §62; renumbered 659A.052 in 2001]
- 659.415 [1973 c.660 §5; 1979 c.813 §3; 1981 c.874 §14; 1989 c.1044 §1; 1990 c.2 §45; 1995 c.332 §60; renumbered 659A.043 in 2001]
- 659.417 [1987 c.884 §45; renumbered 659A.049 in 2001]
- 659.420 [1973 c.660 §6; 1979 c.813 §4; 1995 c.332 §61; 2001 c.621 §35; renumbered 659A.046 in 2001]
- 659.425 [1973 c.660 §7; 1979 c.640 §3; 1989 c.224 §131; 1997 c.854 §13; renumbered 659A.142 in 2001]
- 659.430 [1973 c.660 §8; 1979 c.640 §4; 1983 c.225 §6; 1989 c.686 §3; 1995 c.79 §337; 2001 c.300 §56; 2001 c.621 §24; renumbered 659A.145 in 2001]
- 659.435 [1973 c.660 §9; repealed by 2001 c.621 §90]
- 659.436 [1997 c.854 §2; renumbered 659A.112 in 2001]
- 659.437 [1997 c.854 §3; renumbered 659A.115 in 2001]
- 659.439 [1997 c.854 §4; 2001 c.621 §36; renumbered 659A.118 in 2001]
- 659.440 [1997 c.854 §5; renumbered 659A.121 in 2001]
- 659.442 [1997 c.854 §6; renumbered 659A.124 in 2001]
- 659.444 [1997 c.854 §7; renumbered 659A.127 in 2001]
- 659.446 [1997 c.854 §8; renumbered 659A.130 in 2001]
- 659.447 [1997 c.854 §9; renumbered 659A.133 in 2001]
- 659.448 [1997 c.854 §10; renumbered 659A.136 in 2001]
- 659.449 [1997 c.854 §11; renumbered 659A.139 in 2001]
- 659.450 [1989 c.1044 §3; 1991 c.90 §1; 1999 c.245 §6; 2001 c.621 §37; renumbered 659A.060 in 2001]
- 659.455 [1989 c.1044 §4; 1991 c.90 §2; 1999 c.245 §5; 1999 c.313 §15; 2001 c.621 §38; renumbered 659A.063 in 2001]
- 659.460 [1989 c.1044 §5; 2001 c.621 §39; renumbered 659A.066 in 2001]
- 659.470 [1995 c.580 §1; renumbered 659A.150 in 2001]
- 659.472 [1995 c.580 §2; renumbered 659A.153 in 2001]
- 659.474 [1995 c.580 §3; renumbered 659A.156 in 2001]
- 659.476 [1995 c.580 §4; renumbered 659A.159 in 2001]
- 659.478 [1995 c.580 §5; renumbered 659A.162 in 2001]
- 659.480 [1995 c.580 §6; renumbered 659A.165 in 2001]
- 659.482 [1995 c.580 §7; renumbered 659A.168 in 2001]
- 659.484 [1995 c.580 §8; renumbered 659A.171 in 2001]
- 659.486 [1995 c.580 §9; renumbered 659A.174 in 2001]
- 659.488 [1995 c.580 §9a; renumbered 659A.177 in 2001]
- 659.490 [1995 c.580 §10; renumbered 659A.180 in 2001]
- 659.492 [1995 c.580 §11; 2001 c.621 §88; renumbered 659A.183 in 2001]
- 659.494 [1995 c.580 §12; renumbered 659A.186 in 2001]
- 659.505 [1989 c.890 §2; 2001 c.621 §41; renumbered 659A.200 in 2001]
- 659.510 [1989 c.890 §3; 2001 c.621 §42; renumbered 659A.203 in 2001]
- 659.515 [1989 c.890 §4; 2001 c.621 §43; renumbered 659A.206 in 2001]
- 659.520 [1989 c.890 §5; 2001 c.621 §44; renumbered 659A.209 in 2001]
- 659.525 [1989 c.890 §6; renumbered 659A.212 in 2001]
- 659.530 [1989 c.890 §7; 2001 c.621 §45; renumbered 659A.215 in 2001]
- 659.535 [1989 c.890 §8; 2001 c.621 §46; renumbered 659A.218 in 2001]
- 659.540 [1989 c.890 §9; 2001 c.621 §47; renumbered 659A.221 in 2001]
- 659.545 [1989 c.890 §1; 2001 c.621 §48; renumbered 659A.224 in 2001]
- 659.550 [1991 c.342 §1; 2001 c.621 §63; renumbered 659A.230 in 2001]
- 659.560 [1991 c.939 §2; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.565 [1991 c.939 §3; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.570 [1991 c.939 §4; repealed by 1995 c.580 §18]
- 659.700 [1995 c.680 §1; 1997 c.780 §1; 1999 c.921 §§1,2; 2001 c.588 §§11,12; renumbered 192.531 in 2001]
- 659.705 [1995 c.680 §2; 1997 c.780 §2; 2001 c.588 §13; renumbered 192.533 in 2001]
- 659.710 [1995 c.680 §3; 2001 c.588 §14; renumbered 192.535 in 2001]
- 659.715 [1995 c.680 §4; 1997 c.780 §3; 2001 c.588 §15; renumbered 192.537 in 2001]
- 659.720 [1995 c.680 §5; 2001 c.588 §16; renumbered 192.539 in 2001]
- 659.800 Use of force or misrepresentation to prevent employment prohibited.

(1) No person shall, by force, threats, or intimidation, prevent, or endeavor to prevent, any person employed by another from continuing or performing work, or... - 659.805 Blacklisting and blackmailing prohibited.

(1) No corporation, company or individual shall blacklist or publish, or cause to be blacklisted or published, any employee, mechanic or laborer discharged by such... - 659.810 Employer prohibited from filing false statement with employment agency to secure labor.

(1) No employer of labor shall directly or through any agent, knowing and with intent to deceive, file with any employment agency as a preliminary... - 659.815 Deceptive representations or advertisements by persons employing labor prohibited.

No person, firm, company, corporation, or association of any kind employing labor, shall, either in person or through any agent, manager or other legal representatives,... - 659.820 Right of worker to recover damages and attorney fees.

(1) Any worker of this state, or any worker of another state, who is influenced, induced or persuaded to engage with any persons mentioned in... - 659.825 Employer failing to make agreed payments to employee benefit fund.

Whenever an employer has agreed in writing with any employee to make payments to a health and welfare, dental, pension, vacation, apprenticeship and industry fund... - 659.830 Prohibitions and requirements related to health insurance.

(1) An employee benefit plan may not include any provision which has the effect of limiting or excluding coverage or payment for any health care... - 659.835 Health insurance coverage for children of employees.

Where a parent is required by a court or administrative order to provide health coverage that is available through an employer doing business in this... - 659.840 Requiring breathalyzer or lie detector test prohibited; exception for breathalyzer test.

(1) No person, or agent or representative of such person, shall require, as a condition for employment or continuation of employment, any person or employee... - 659.845 Fraudulently accepting advancement and refusing to work prohibited.

(1) No person shall, with intent to defraud, sign for and accept or receive transportation to or in the direction of a place of employment... - 659.850 Discrimination in education prohibited; rules.

(1) As used in this section, “discrimination” means any act that unreasonably differentiates treatment, intended or unintended, or any act that is fair in form... - 659.855 Sanctions for noncompliance with discrimination prohibitions.

(1) Any public elementary or secondary school determined by the Superintendent of Public Instruction or any community college determined by the Commissioner for Community College... - 659.860 Enforcement of ORS 659.850.

(1) Any person claiming to be aggrieved by unlawful discrimination as prohibited by ORS 659.850 may file a civil action in circuit court for equitable... - 659.865 Discrimination for participation in sanctioned athletic events prohibited.

(1) No public or private organization or individual: (a) Shall infringe in any manner on the right of an athlete to compete in or train... - 659.870 Political subdivisions prohibited from enacting or enforcing certain laws relating to sexual orientation; remedy.

(1) A political subdivision of the state may not enact or enforce any charter provision, ordinance, resolution or policy granting special rights, privileges or treatment... - 659.990 Penalties.

(1) Violation of ORS 659.815 is punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment in the county jail for not...

*Last modified: August 7, 2008*