Employment and labor

Employment and labor
Jobs drop in downtown Portland
High Five
Thursday, August 27, 2009

A survey shows a loss of 3,000 jobs in the city from 2007 to 2008.

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Unemployment eases slightly
High Five
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Unemployment rates throughout Oregon's urban areas show some improvement.

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No minimum wage raise?
High Five
Monday, August 24, 2009

Oregon's minimum wage workers most likely will not see a wage increase in 2010.

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A temporary setback in jobs
September 2009
Thursday, August 20, 2009

The unemployed aren’t the only ones scrambling for work these days; staffing agencies are also feeling the pain of high unemployment.

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Biased contracting under scrutiny
High Five
Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Portland's City Council is considering updating a study on public contracting discrimination.

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