Oregon Supreme Court

Opinions Filed in August 2020

Summerfield v. Oregon Liquor Control Comission

“(1) A worker who has sustained a compensable injury and is disabled from performing the duties of the worker’s former regular employment shall, upon demand, be reemployed by the worker’s employer at employment which is available and suitable." ORS 659A.046. “

Area(s) of Law:
  • Employment Law

James v. State of Oregon

The contract rights of a member of the Public Employees Retirement System are impaired if: (1) an amendment functions retrospectively to decrease benefits attributable to work completed prior to the change, or (2) an amendment prospectively operates to reduce future benefits and the prior offer was irrevocable. Moro v. State of Oregon, 357 Or 167, 202-207, 351 P3d 1 (2015).

Area(s) of Law:
  • Employment Law

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