Oregon

Code Section
659A.200 et seq.

Prohibited Activity
A public employer can not discriminate, dismiss, demote, transfer, reassign, or take other disciplinary action if employee responds to official request to disclose or threatens to disclose a violation of federal or state law, rule or regulation, mismanagement, gross waste of funds, abuse of authority, or substantial and specific danger to public health and safety or the fact that a recipient of state funds is subject to a felony or misdemeanor or warrant for arrest

Public or Private Employees
Public

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
Can file civil action within 90 days of disciplinary action for injunction or monetary damages

Penalties
N/A

Code Section
654.062

Prohibited Activity
Can not bar, discharge, or otherwise discriminate if employee or prospective employee or representative of employee opposes, makes a complaint, institutes a proceeding or testifies about a violation of law, regulation or standard pertaining to safety and health

Public or Private Employees
Both

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
Can file complaint with commissioner of the Bureau of Labor & Industries within 30 days of violation for reinstatement and back pay as well as other appropriate relief. Can also file civil action

Penalties
N/A


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