Employment and labor

Employment and labor
Oregon's unemployment rate officially hits pre-recession levels
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Wednesday, March 04, 2015

6.3 percent represents the lowest level of unemployment since July 2008.

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East Coast ports benefit by labor slowdown in the West
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Monday, March 02, 2015

Losses for the West Coast ports have been a boon for their East Coast counterparts as labor strife has stymied growth due to diverted cargo and lost contacts.

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After settling with six workers, Daimler sued by four African Americans for racial discrimination
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Two current and two former employees seek a total of $9.5 million in damages one month after the company agreed to a record settlement for similar allegations.

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Union, terminal operators reach tentative agreement, ending retail group's 'nightmare'
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Monday, February 23, 2015

After months of strife, longshoreman and port terminal operators have agreed on a contract.

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Portland-based ChickTech launches national campaign
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Monday, February 23, 2015

The group's leaders said their goal is to raise $15,000 using the crowdfunding site Indiegogo.

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