Oregon Statutes - Chapter 658 - Employment Agencies; Farm Labor Contractors; Farmworker Camps - Section 658.172 - Job referral requirements.

(1) Any job referrals between an employment agency and an applicant for whom such agency is to procure employment and from whom a charge for services is to be exacted or attempted to be collected shall be in writing. The employment agency shall give the applicant a copy of the job referral document.

(2) The job referral document, which shall be assigned the same number as the receipt of the job order by the agency, shall include:

(a) The name, address and telephone number of the employment agency.

(b) The date of issuing the job referral document.

(c) The name of the applicant, the name and address of the person to whom the applicant is sent for interview and the address where the applicant is to report for employment.

(d) The approximate amount of fee to be charged and to be collected from the applicant, if the applicant accepts employment, and a statement that the employer is not responsible for paying the fee.

(e) The kind of work or employment.

(f) The daily hours of work and the approximate wages or salary, including any consideration of privilege.

(g) If any labor trouble exists at the place of employment, a statement of that fact.

(3) The job referral document shall be signed by a representative of the employment agency, and shall be delivered to the applicant or sent by United States mail to the applicant.

(4) No fee or charge shall be required or accepted from an applicant for employment when the employment agency fails to comply with the provisions of subsection (3) of this section. [1971 c.235 §3; 1973 c.678 §15; 1981 c.318 §19; 1985 c.394 §2; 1997 c.55 §12]

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