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|Monday, December 01, 2008|
Oregon’s September unemployment rate was 15th-highest among the 50 states, an improvement over last year when it was 10th. For 42 months in 2001 to 2004, it was the first- or second-highest state rate. Neighboring California and Nevada rates are now higher, while those in Washington and Idaho remain lower. Within Oregon, Bend saw the greatest rate increase over the last year, jumping 2.3 points to 6.8% in September. Corvallis continues to enjoy the lowest unemployment among Oregon metro areas.
Friday, October 17, 2014
BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
How can you move from a command-and-control leadership model to one of true empowerment and accountability? David Marquet did, and he took notes along the way.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB CONTRIBUTOR
Each month for Oregon Business, we assess factors that are shaping current capital market activity—and what they mean to investors. In this post, we take a look at two major developments regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that occurred in November: the U.S. Senate and Supreme Court.
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Oregon Business magazine has named the sixth annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon.
Friday, November 14, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY
Oregon entrepreneurs reveal their favorite caffeine hangouts.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE
A conversation with leading partners at law firms in Portland and eastern Oregon, followed by October's powerlist.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
A Design Week panel discussion raises questions about how innovative we really are.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JON BELL
Powell's stays relevant in the digital age.
|A Complex Portrait: Immigration, Jobs and the Economy|
|Woman of Steel|
|Kill the Meeting|
|Senate investigation says Wall Street misused commodities businesses|
|Amazon says its cloud services will run on renewable energy|
|Home building falls in October due to apartment sector|
|Dollar hits highest point against Yen since 2007|
|Investors wonder if OPEC cutback is imminent|
|IBM looks to improve business e-mail|
|Halliburton buying rival for $34.6B|
Is your business ready to join us in the call for action? This opening panel includes Oregon businesses who will discuss why they signed the Oregon Climate Declaration, the investments they are making to reduce carbon emissions, and how their actions are affecting their companies.
Get ready for two days of special events produced with the EPA, Portland Timbers and ISOS before and after the GoGreen Conference on October 16.
Plenty of employers seem “dazed and confused” after the recent vote to legalize marijuana. In light of Measure 91 passing, what are some issues for private-sector Oregon employers to consider?
Rotary’s Oregon Ethics in Business aims to raise consciousness about business ethics by honoring exceptional companies.
Barran Liebman’s annual employment law seminar is an industry classic.
Is my drug-free workplace policy up in smoke?
More than 400 "Change Makers" will gather to invest in a socially sustainable community.