April 2009

Retaliation claims rise along with pink slips


The recession is decimating business profits across the state, requiring employers to cut their workforces.


The vast underground economy grows in Oregon - and globally


Oregon's $18 billion underground economy is exploding as the recession pushes more transactions under the table.

The numbers game

The magazine staff each month waits for the state to release its latest unemployment figures, whistling past the graveyard a bit by guessing what the new percentage will be.