The cost of workers' compensation for Oregon employers will decrease an average of 5.3% in 2015.
NuScale Power expects to bring on 105 more workers to its 194-person staff by this time next year.
The Labor Department sent the $4.5 million grant to help displaced workers.
The city council voted 6-2 to develop an ordinance that would require employers to provide paid sick time to employees.
City Council will debate whether to require private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.