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No. 3 Medium Company: Reitmeier Mechanical
Offering extensive health benefits to employees is an essential part of business to Reitmeier Mechanical in Tualatin. After all, many of the company's 58 employees work in dangerous industrial construction areas. But if an employee's car also happens to need some care the company's on-site mechanic will gladly take a look free of charge. Burn a lot of gas commuting to work in the morning? The company picks up the bill for many. And best of all, "There's a free soda machine and a large basket of candy bars at the reception desk," says an employee. "And there are water bottles and frozen water for the hot-weather days. These benefits may seem miniscule, but they are greatly appreciated. I have never worked for a company that treats me like I get treated here."
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Big One serves as an allegory for Portland, a city that earns plaudits for lifestyle and amenities but whose infrastructure is, literally, crumbling.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
BY JASON NORRIS | CFA
Earlier this month, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announced they were going to devalue their currency, the Renminbi. While the amount of the targeted change was to be roughly 2 percent, investors read a lot more into the move. The Renminbi had been gradually appreciating against the U.S. dollar (see chart) as to attempt to alleviate concerns of being labeled a currency manipulator.
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY SAM BLACKMAN
Storyteller-in-chief with the CEO and co-founder of Elemental Technologies.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
BY JOE CORTRIGHT
We get the education we deserve.
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER
Most of the food Americans consume is trucked in from hundreds of miles away. Eric Wilson, co-founder and CEO of Gro-volution, wants to change that. So this past spring, the Air Force veteran and former greenhouse manager started work on an alternative farming system he claims is more efficient than conventional agriculture, and also shortens the distance between the consumer and the farm.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
BY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Greenpeace activists suspended themselves from the St. John's Bridge in an attempt to prevent a ship from heading to the Arctic.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Car and ride sharing services have taken urban areas by storm. Low-income and suburban communities are left at the curb.
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