Oregon Statutes - Chapter 285A - Economic Development I - Section 285A.510 - Definitions for ORS 285A.510 to 285A.522.

As used in ORS 285A.510 to 285A.522:

(1) “Community” means an area or locality in which the inhabitants have common economic or employment interests and which is undergoing an economic emergency. The term is not limited to a city, county or other political subdivision and need not, but may, be limited by political lines and boundaries. A large populous area under one or more governing bodies may be composed of several communities.

(2) “Employer,” “mass layoff” and “plant closing” have the meanings given those terms on October 3, 1989, in the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (P.L. 100-379). [Formerly 285.450]

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