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Oregon Bulletin

November 1, 2012

Bureau of Labor and Industries, Chapter 839

Rule Caption: Amends the prevailing rates of wage for the period beginning October 1, 2012.

Adm. Order No.: BLI 10-2012

Filed with Sec. of State: 9-26-2012

Certified to be Effective: 10-1-12

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 839-025-0700, 839-025-0750

Subject: The amended rule amends the prevailing rates of wage as determined by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries for the period beginning October 1, 2012.

Rules Coordinator: Marcia Ohlemiller—(971) 673-0784

839-025-0700

Prevailing Wage Rate Determination/Amendments to Determination

(1) Pursuant to ORS 279C.815, the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries has determined that the wage rates stated in the publication of the Bureau of Labor and Industries entitled Prevailing Wage Rates on Public Works Contracts in Oregon dated July 1, 2012, are the prevailing rates of wage for workers upon public works in each trade or occupation in the locality where work is performed for the period beginning July 1, 2012, and the effective dates of the applicable special wage determination and rates amendments: Amendments to Oregon Determination 2012-02 (effective October 1, 2012).

(2) Copies of Prevailing Wage Rates on Public Works Contracts in Oregon dated July 1, 2012, are available from any office of the Wage and Hour Division of the Bureau of Labor and Industries. The offices are located in Eugene, Portland and Salem. Copies are also available on the bureau’s webpage at www.oregon.gov/boli or may be obtained from the Prevailing Wage Rate Coordinator, Prevailing Wage Rate Unit, Wage and Hour Division, Bureau of Labor and Industries, 800 NE Oregon Street #1045, Portland, Oregon 97232; (971) 673-0839.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 279C.815, 651.060
Stats. Implemented: ORS.279C.815
Hist.: BLI 7-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-29-98 thru 4-27-99; BLI 1-1999, f. 1-8-99, cert. ef. 1-15-99; BLI 4-1999, f. 6-16-99, cert. ef. 7-1-99; BLI 6-1999, f. & cert. ef. 7-23-99; BLI 9-1999, f. 9-14-99, cert. ef. 10-1-99: BLI 16-1999, f. 12-8-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; BLI 4-2000, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-00; BLI 9-2000, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-00; BLI 10-2000, f. 3-17-00, cert. ef. 4-1-00; BLI 22-2000, f. 9-25-00, cert. ef. 10-1-00; BLI 26-2000, f. 12-14-00 cert. ef. 1-1-01; BLI 1-2001, f. & cert. ef. 1-5-01; BLI 3-2001, f. & cert. ef. 3-15-01; BLI 4-2001, f. 3-27-01, cert. ef. 4-1-01; BLI 5-2001, f. 6-21-01, cert. ef. 7-1-01; BLI 8-2001, f. & cert. ef. 7-20-01; BLI 14-2001, f. 9-26-01, cert. ef. 10-1-01; BLI 16-2001, f. 12-28-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; BLI 2-2002, f. 1-16-02, cert. ef. 1-18-02; BLI 8-2002, f. 3-25-02, cert. ef. 4-1-02; BLI 12-2002 f. 6-19-02 cert. ef. 7-1-02; BLI 16-2002, f. 12-24-02 cert. ef. 1-1-03; BLI 1-2003, f. 1-29-03, cert. ef. 2-14-03; BLI 3-2003, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-03; BLI 4-2003, f. 6-26-03, cert. ef. 7-1-03; BLI 5-2003, f. 9-17-03, cert. ef. 10-1-03; BLI 9-2003, f. 12-31-03, cert. ef. 1-5-04; BLI 1-2004, f. 4-9-04, cert. ef. 4-15-04; BLI 6-2004, f. 6-25-04, cert. ef. 7-1-04; BLI 11-2004, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-04; BLI 17-2004, f. 12-10-04 cert. ef. 12-13-04; BLI 18-2004, f. 12-20-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; Renumbered from 839-016-0700, BLI 7-2005, f. 2-25-05, cert. ef. 3-1-05; BLI 8-2005, f. 3-29-05, cert. ef. 4-1-05; BLI 18-2005, f. 9-19-05, cert. ef. 9-20-05; BLI 19-2005, f. 9-23-05, cert. ef. 10-1-05; BLI 26-2005, f. 12-23-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; BLI 1-2006, f. 1-24-06, cert. ef. 1-25-06; BLI 2-2006, f. & cert. ef. 2-9-06; BLI 4-2006, f. 2-23-06, cert. ef. 2-24-06; BLI 14-2006, f. 3-30-06, cert. ef. 4-1-06; BLI 20-2006, f. & cert. ef. 6-16-06; BLI 21-2006, f. 6-16-06 cert. ef. 7-1-06; BLI 23-2006, f. 6-27-06 cert. ef. 6-29-06; BLI 25-2006, f. & cert. ef. 7-11-06; BLI 26-2006, f. & cert. ef. 7-13-06; BLI 28-2006, f. 7-21-06, cert. ef. 7-24-06; BLI 29-2006, f. 8-8-06, cert. ef. 8-9-06; BLI 32-2006, f. & cert. ef. 9-13-06; BLI 33-2006, f. 9-28-06, cert. ef. 10-1-06; BLI 36-2006, f. & cert. ef. 10-4-06; BLI 37-2006, f. & cert. ef. 10-19-06; BLI 40-2006, f. 11-17-06, cert. ef. 11-20-06; BLI 43-2006, f. 12-7-06, cert. ef. 12-8-06; BLI 45-2006, f. 12-26-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; BLI 5-2007, f. 1-30-07, cert. ef. 1-31-07; BLI 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 3-5-07; BLI 7-2007, f. 3-28-07, cert. ef. 3-30-07; BLI 8-2007, f. 3-29-07, cert. ef. 4-1-07; BLI 9-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-2-07; BLI 10-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-30-07; BLI 12-2007, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-07; BLI 13-2007, f. 6-8-07, cert. ef. 6-11-07; BLI 14-2007, f. 6-27-07, cert. ef. 6-28-07; BLI 15-2007, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-07; BLI 16-2007, f. 6-29-07, cert. ef. 7-1-07; BLI 18-2007, f. 7-10-07, cert. ef. 7-12-07; BLI 21-2007, f. 8-3-07, cert. ef. 8-8-07; BLI 22-2007, cert. & ef. 8-30-07; BLI 23-2007, f. 8-31-07, cert. ef. 9-4-07; BLI 24-2007, f. 9-11-07, cert. ef. 9-12-07; BLI 25-2007, f. 9-19-07, cert. ef. 9-20-07; BLI 26-2007, f. 9-25-07 cert. ef. 9-26-07; BLI 27-2007, f. 9-25-07 cert. ef. 10-1-07; BLI 28-2007, f. 9-26-07 cert. ef. 10-1-07; BLI 31-2007, f. 11-20-07, cert. ef. 11-23-07; BLI 34-2007, f. 12-27-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; BLI 1-2008, f. & cert. ef. 1-4-08; BLI 2-2008, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-08; BLI 3-2008, f. & cert. ef. 2-21-08; BLI 6-2008, f. & cert. ef. 3-13-08; BLI 8-2008, f. 3-31-08, cert. ef. 4-1-08; BLI 9-2008, f. & cert. ef. 4-14-08; BLI 11-2008, f. & cert. ef. 4-24-08; BLI 12-2008, f. & cert. ef. 4-30-08; BLI 16-2008, f. & cert. ef. 6-11-08; BLI 17-2008, f. & cert. ef. 6-18-08; BLI 19-2008, f. & cert. ef. 6-26-08; BLI 20-2008, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-08; BLI 23-2008, f. & cert. ef. 7-10-08; BLI 26-2008, f. & cert. ef. 7-30-08; BLI 28-2008, f. & cert. ef. 9-3-08; BLI 30-2008, f. & cert. ef. 9-25-08; BLI 31-2008, f. 9-29-08, cert. ef. 10-1-08; BLI 32-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-8-08; BLI 36-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-29-08; BLI 41-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-12-08; BLI 42-2008, f. & cert. ef. 12-1-08; BLI 44-2008, f. & cert. ef. 12-29-08; BLI 45-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; BLI 1-2009, f. & cert. ef. 1-6-09, BLI 2-2009, f. & cert. ef. 1-12-09; BLI 4-2009, f. & cert. ef. 2-11-09; BLI 6-2009, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-09; BLI 7-2009, f. & cert. ef. 3-24-09; BLI 8-2009, f. 3-31-09, cert. ef. 4-1-09; BLI 10-2009, f. 6-9-09, cert. ef. 6-10-09; BLI 11-2009, f. 6-29-09, cert. ef. 6-30-09; BLI 12-2009, f. 6-29-09, cert. ef. 7-1-09; BLI 13-2009, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-09; BLI 14-2009, f. & cert. ef. 7-10-09; BLI 15-2009, f. & cert. ef. 7-16-09; BLI 16-2009, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-09; BLI 17-2009, f. & cert. ef. 7-29-09; BLI 19-2009, f. & cert. ef. 8-18-09; BLI 20-2009, f. & cert. ef. 9-14-09; BLI 21-2009, f. & cert. ef. 9-21-09; BLI 22-2009, f. 9-30-09, cert. ef. 10-1-09; BLI 23-2009, f. & cert. ef. 10-8-09; BLI 24-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-12-09; BLI 25-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-23-09; BLI 29-2009, f. 12-31-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; BLI 1-2010, f. 1-8-10, cert. ef. 1-12-10; BLI 2-2010, f. 1-11-10, cert. ef. 1-13-10; BLI 3-2010, f. & cert. ef 1-19-10; BLI 4-2010, f. & cert. ef 1-27-10; BLI 13-2010, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-10; BLI 17-2010, f. 6-29-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; BLI 20-2010, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-10; BLI 24-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; BLI 2-2011, f. 3-25-11, cert. ef. 4-1-11; BLI 4-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11; BLI 7-2011, f. & cert. ef. 10-12-11; BLI 10-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; BLI 4-2012, f. & cert. ef. 3-29-12; BLI 6-2012, f. & cert. ef. 7-2-12; BLI 10-2012, f. 9-26-12, cert. ef. 10-1-12

839-025-0750

Residential Prevailing Wage Rate Determinations

(1) Pursuant to ORS 279C.815, the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries has determined that the wage rates stated in the following residential rate determinations are the prevailing rates of wage for workers upon said public works projects for the periods of time specified:

(2) Copies of the rates referenced in section (1) of this rule are available from any office of the Wage and Hour Division of the Bureau of Labor and Industries. The offices are located in Eugene, Portland and Salem. Copies may also be obtained from the Prevailing Wage Rate Coordinator, Prevailing Wage Rate Unit, Wage and Hour Division, Bureau of Labor and Industries, 800 NE Oregon Street #1045, Portland, Oregon 97232; (971) 673-0839.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 279C.815
Stats. Implemented: ORS 279C.815
Hist.: BLI 5-1999, f. 6-30-99, cert. ef. 7-1-99; BLI 7-1999, f. 8-26-99, cert. ef. 9-15-99; BLI 8-1999, f. & cert. ef. 9-8-99; BLI 10-1999, f. 9-14-99, cert. ef. 9-17-99; BLI 11-1999, f. 9-22-99, cert. ef. 9-27-99; BLI 6-2000, f. 2-14-00, cert. ef. 2-15-00; BLI 12-2000, f. 5-24-00, cert. ef. 7-1-00; BLI 18-2000, f. & cert. ef. 9-1-00; BLI 21-2000, f. 9-15-00, cert. ef. 9-22-00; BLI 23-2000, f. & cert. ef. 9-25-00; BLI 24-2000, f. 10-30-00, cert. ef. 11-1-00; BLI 2-2001, f. & cert. ef. 1-24-01; BLI 6-2001, f. 6-21-01, cert. ef. 7-1-01; BLI 7-2001, f. 7-20-01, cert. ef. 7-24-01; BLI 9-2001, f. 7-31-01, cert. ef. 8-1-01; BLI 10-2001, f. 8-14-01, cert. ef. 8-15-01; BLI 11-2001, f. & cert. ef. 8-22-01; BLI 13-2001, f. 9-26-01, cert. ef. 10-1-01; BLI 6-2002, f. 3-14-02, cert. ef. 3-15-02; BLI 7-2002, f. 3-22-02, cert. ef. 3-25-02; BLI 11-2002, f. & cert. ef. 5-23-02; BLI 13-2002, f. 6-26-02 cert. ef. 7-1-02; BLI 14-2002, f. 8-23-02, cert. ef. 10-1-02; BLI 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 3-28-03; BLI 2-2004, f. 4-23-04, cert. ef. 5-1-04; BLI 3-2004, f. 5-18-04, cert. ef. 5-19-04; BLI 4-2004, f. & cert. ef. 5-24-04; BLI 5-2004, f. 6-23-04, cert. ef. 6-24-04; BLI 7-2004, f. 7-14-04, cert. ef. 7-15-04; BLI 13-2004, f. & cert. ef. 10-19-04; BLI 14-2004, f. 10-29-04 cert. ef. 11-1-04; BLI 16-2004, f. 11-8-04, cert. ef. 11-10-04; Renumbered from 839-016-0750, BLI 7-2005, f. 2-25-05, cert. ef. 3-1-05; BLI 9-2005, f. 4-15-05, cert. ef. 4-18-05; BLI 10-2005, f. & cert. ef. 5-2-05; BLI 11-2005, f. 5-31-05, cert. ef. 6-1-05; BLI 12-2005, f. & cert. ef. 6-21-05; BLI 13-2005, f. 6-30-05, cert. ef. 7-1-05; BLI 14-2005, f. & cert. ef. 7-22-05; BLI 15-2005, f. 8-9-05, cert. ef. 8-10-05; BLI 17-2005, f. 8-26-05, cert. ef. 8-29-05; BLI 23-2005, f. 10-26-05, cert. ef. 10-28-05; BLI 25-2005, f. 12-22-05, cert. ef. 12-23-05; BLI 6-2006, f. 3-9-06, cert. ef. 3-13-06; BLI 22-2006, f. 6-16-06 cert. ef. 7-1-06; BLI 27-2006, f. 7-17-06, cert. ef. 7-18-06; BLI 30-2006, f. 8-16-06, cert. ef. 8-18-06; BLI 31-2006, f. 9-8-06, cert. ef. 9-11-06; BLI 44-2006, f. 12-18-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; BLI 17-2007, f. & cert. ef. 7-2-07; BLI 30-2007, f. 11-1-07, cert. ef. 11-2-07; BLI 10-2008, f. 4-22-08, cert. ef. 4-23-08; BLI 15-2008, f. 6-4-08, cert. ef. 6-5-08; BLI 5-2009, f. 2-27-09, cert. ef. 3-1-09; BLI 9-2009, f. 4-15-09, cert. ef. 4-16-09; BLI 10-2012, f. 9-26-12, cert. ef. 10-1-12


 

Rule Caption: Temporary rules clarifying substantial evidence and signature requirements for complaints of housing discrimination.

Adm. Order No.: BLI 11-2012

Filed with Sec. of State: 10-10-2012

Certified to be Effective: 10-10-12

Notice Publication Date: 9-1-2012

Rules Amended: 839-003-0005, 839-003-0200

Subject: The scope of these rules will clarify that the standard of substantial evidence required for a housing complaint is reasonable cause for the Commissioner to believe the facts concerning the alleged discriminatory housing practice are sufficient to warrant the initiation of a civil action in circuit court.

 The rules will clarify that complaints of discrimination in housing need not be signed by an unemancipated minor complainant, but must be signed by the minor’s parent or legal guardian.

 These rules are already in place via a temporary administrative rule filed on August 8, 2012.

Rules Coordinator: Marcia Ohlemiller—(971) 673-0784

839-003-0005

Definitions

For purposes of these rules:

(1) “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Civil Rights Division of the Bureau of Labor and Industries or a designee of the administrator.

(2) “Bureau” means the Bureau of Labor and Industries.

(3) “Commissioner” means the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries or a designee of the commissioner.

(4) “Complaint” means for the purpose of ORS Chapter 659A, except complaints under OSEA, ORS 659A.145 or 659A.421 or federal housing law, a written, verified statement that:

(a) Gives the name and address of the complainant and the respondent;

(b) Identifies the protected class basis of the complaint;

(c) Is signed by the complainant;

(d) Describes the actions complained of, including:

(A) The date(s) of occurrence;

(B) What the action was and how it harmed the complainant; and

(C) The causal connection between the complainant’s protected class and the alleged harm.

(5) “Complainant” means a person filing a complaint personally or through an attorney.

(6) “Days,” unless otherwise stated in the text of a document, means calendar days. “Work days” means Monday through Friday, except holidays officially recognized by the State of Oregon or the federal government.

(7) “Division” means the Civil Rights Division of the Bureau of Labor and Industries.

(8) “EEOC” means the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of the federal government.

(9) “Federal Housing Law” means The Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.) for which the U.S. Department of Housing And Urban Development (“HUD”) has jurisdiction.

(10) “Notice” means written information delivered personally or sent by mail to the person’s last known personal or business address or business address of the person’s designated representative.

(11) “OSEA” means the Oregon Safe Employment Act, ORS 654.001 et seq.

(12) “Protected class” means a group of people protected by law from discrimination on the basis of a shared characteristic, or a perception of that characteristic, such as race, sex, age, disability or other.

(13) “Person” has the meaning given in ORS 659A.001(9).

(14) “Respondent” includes any person or other entity against whom a complaint or charge of unlawful practices is filed with the division or whose name has been added to such complaint or charge pursuant to ORS 659A.835(1).

(15) “Formal Charges” are formal charges drafted and issued by the bureau’s Hearings Unit.

(16) “Substantial evidence” means:

(a) Proof that a reasonable person would accept as sufficient to support the allegations of the complaint, except complaints under ORS 659A.145 or 659A.421 or federal housing law.

(b) Under ORS 659A.145 or 659A.421, reasonable cause for the Commissioner to believe the facts concerning the alleged discriminatory housing practice are sufficient to warrant the initiation of a civil action in circuit court.

(17) “Substantial Evidence Determination” means the division’s written findings of substantial evidence.

(18) “Written verified complaint” means a complaint that is:

(a) In writing; and

(b) Under oath or affirmation.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 659A.805
Stats. Implemented: ORS 659A
Hist.: BL 7-1981, f. & ef. 6-25-81; BL 7-1982, f. & ef. 4-22-82; BL 4-1996, f. & cert. ef. 3-12-96; BLI 11-2000, f. & cert. ef. 3-24-00; BLI 10-2002, f. & cert. ef. 5-17-02; BLI 36-2007 f. 12-27-07 cert. ef. 1-1-08; BLI 7-2008(Temp), f. 3-20-08, cert. ef. 3-25-08 thru 9-21-08; Administrative correction 10-21-08; BLI 40-2008(Temp), f. 11-10-08, cert. ef. 11-12-08 thru 5-1-09; BLI 43-2008, f. 12-3-08, cert. ef. 12-5-08; BLI 6-2010, f. & cert. ef. 2-24-10; BLI 8-2011, f. 10-13-11, cert. ef. 10-14-11; BLI 5-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-13-12 thru 12-10-12; BLI 7-2012, f. & cert. ef. 8-8-12; BLI 8-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-8-12 thru 1-31-13; BLI 11-2012, f. & cert. ef. 10-10-12

839-003-0200

Filing a Complaint Under State and Federal Housing Discrimination Laws

(1) A person claiming to be aggrieved by an alleged unlawful practice under ORS 659A.145 or 659A.421 or discrimination under federal housing law includes a person who believes that the person has been injured by an unlawful practice or discriminatory housing practice or will be injured by an unlawful practice or discriminatory housing practice that is about to occur.

(2) A person claiming to be aggrieved by an alleged unlawful practice under ORS 659A.145 or 659A.421 or discrimination under federal housing law or the person’s attorney, or the commissioner may file a complaint, in person or by mail, with the division at any bureau office in the state of Oregon. Complaint means a written statement signed by the complainant that:

(a) Gives the name and address of the complainant and the respondent;

(b) Describes the acts or omissions alleged to be an unlawful practice, including those acts or omissions the person believes are about to occur and;

(c) Describes how the person was harmed or will be harmed by such actions.

(3) The filing date is the date the division receives a complaint that meets the standards contained in OAR 839-003-0200(2).

(4) A person must file a complaint with the division no later than one year after the alleged unlawful practice. If the alleged unlawful practice is of a continuing nature, the right to file a complaint exists so long as the person files the complaint within one year of the most recent date the unlawful practice occurred.

(5) The procedures for filing a complaint are as follows:

(a) A person or the person’s attorney makes an inquiry to the division;

(b) The division may provide the person or the person’s attorney with a letter of information and/or questionnaire;

(c) If the division determines the person has a basis for filing a complaint, the division will draft a complaint based upon the information provided by the person and send or give the complaint to the person or the person’s attorney for verification. The person or the person’s attorney will request any necessary changes to the complaint.

(d) The person will verify and sign the complaint. The complaint will then be submitted to the division.

(e) If the person is an unemancipated minor the complaint must be signed on behalf of the minor by the parent or legal guardian of the minor.

(6) The Division will serve notice upon the complainant acknowledging the filing of the complaint and advising the complainant of the time limits and choice of forums provided under ORS chapter 659A and federal housing law.

(7) Within 10 days after the filing of a complaint, the division will serve the respondent with a copy of the original complaint that identifies the alleged discriminatory housing practice and a notice that advises the respondent of the procedural rights and obligations of the Respondent, including the respondent’s right to file an answer to the complaint.

(8) Each respondent may file, not later than 10 days after receipt of notice from the division, an answer to such complaint.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 659A.805
Stats. Implemented: 659A.145, 659A.421, 659A.820, 42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.
Hist.: BLI 36-2007, f. 12-27-07 cert. ef. 1-1-08; BLI 7-2008(Temp), f. 3-20-08, cert. ef. 3-25-08 thru 9-21-08; Administrative correction 10-21-08; BLI 40-2008(Temp), f. 11-10-08, cert. ef. 11-12-08 thru 5-1-09; BLI 43-2008, f. 12-3-08, cert. ef. 12-5-08; BLI 6-2010, f. & cert. ef. 2-24-10; BLI 5-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-13-12 thru 12-10-12; BLI 7-2012, f. & cert. ef. 8-8-12; BLI 8-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-8-12 thru 1-31-13; BLI 11-2012, f. & cert. ef. 10-10-12

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