Employment and labor

Employment and labor
Jobless benefits could end
Must Reads
Monday, December 09, 2013

The end of federally-funded emergency unemployment benefits could affect 76,100 Oregonians.

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Nationwide unemployment rate at five-year low
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Friday, December 06, 2013

The U.S. unemployment rate hit a five-year low in November of 7%.

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20,000 apply for 400 jobs at Ikea in Spain
From the Wires
Thursday, December 05, 2013

NPR: In just 48 hours, more than 20,000 people applied for 400 jobs at an Ikea opening on Spain's Mediterranean coast.

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SEIU targeting hospitals
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Monday, December 02, 2013

The Service Employees International Union is proposing healthcare cost ballot initiatives in California and Oregon that industry officials say is covering up a union organizing drive.

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Portland unemployment falls
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Portland-area unemployment fell to its lowest point in five years despite slowed hiring.

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