Employment and labor

Employment and labor
Oregon unemployment drops to lowest point since September 2008
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Oregon's unemployment rate dropped to 7.3% in November, its lowest point since September of 2008.

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Young Oregonians choose between work, school
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Monday, December 16, 2013

Young Oregonians are seeing downsides to both going to school and getting a job, as a new study shows that high unemployment is driving many to attend college.

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Longshoremen win port jobs
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Friday, December 13, 2013

Gov. Kitzhaber assigned two disputed Port of Portland jobs to longshoremen, hoping to keep Hanjin from abandoning the city.

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Intel releases economic impact report
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Friday, December 13, 2013

Intel's annual impact on the Oregon economy is $26.7 billion, according to a new study.

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Kitzhaber says middle class is disappearing
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Gov. Kitzhaber spoke at the Oregon Leadership Summit, saying that despite Oregon's economic recovery, a generation of Oregonians face the prospect of lower living standards than their parents.

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