Employment and labor

Employment and labor
Healthy jobs
November 2009
Wednesday, October 21, 2009

An estimated 3,600 jobs that are likely to spring up in the wake of the Legislature’s recent health care reform legislation have gone all but unnoticed.

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Rural job-seekers giving up
High Five
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Joblessness has dropped in rural counties because many people have stopped looking.

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Jobs are still being lost
High Five
Tuesday, October 13, 2009

While the state's unemployment rate dropped to 11.5%, it came with a loss of 10,300 jobs.

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Jobless overwhelm system
High Five
Tuesday, October 06, 2009

An overload of Oregonians trying to file claims last weekend caused the system to crash.

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PERS takes a plunge
High Five
Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Oregon PERS assets lost 25.7 percent of their value last year - the worst loss since 1945.

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