Employment and labor

Employment and labor
Dam project creates jobs, helps fish
High Five
Tuesday, July 06, 2010

A $60 million Soda Springs Dam renovation will create over 100 jobs and provide more than six miles of habitat for fish.

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Credit history checks by employers now prohibited
High Five
Thursday, July 01, 2010

A new Oregon law prohibits most employers from using credit history as a factor in hiring, firing, demoting or suspending employees.

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Portland company to build paper homes in Haiti
High Five
Thursday, July 01, 2010

Portland-based company Pacific Green Innovations plans to build 10,000 recycled paper homes in Haiti.

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Overtime is hot issue for Portland city workers
High Five
Thursday, July 01, 2010

Overtime pay and the 40-hour work week was a heated topic at the Portland City Council meeting Wednesday.

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Four Oregon companies help clean the Gulf
High Five
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Four Oregon companies are helping to clean up the Gulf after the Deep Horizon oil spill began on April 21.

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