Much of the support coming in for a ballot initiative to let public employees refuse to pay union dues is from the timber industry.
Wells Fargo has laid off 92 employees at a Portland mortgage center over the past few months.
Job vacancies in Oregon reached their highest level this summer since the Great Recession.
Jobs are being added in Oregon, but most are at either the high end or low end of the pay scale.
Washington County-based Tektronix began a reorganization this week, reassigning employees and cutting jobs.