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April 2009

Retaliation claims rise along with pink slips

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

 

 

January '09 transportation indicators

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January '09 real estate and construction indicators

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January '09 farming, natural resources and energy

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The vast underground economy grows in Oregon - and globally

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

 

The numbers game

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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.

 

 
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