Employment and labor

Employment and labor
Call center opening in Veneta with 180 jobs
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Thursday, September 05, 2013

First Call Resolution plans to open a call center in Veneta, bringing an estimated 180 jobs.

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Hermiston plant workers re-enter job market
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Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Employees who previously destroyed chemical weapons at an Eastern Oregon plant are now re-entering the job market.

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Union says Portland giving their jobs to inmates
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Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Union leaders say the city of Portland's contracts with county jail and state prisons are essentially stealing union work.

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Oregon unions face challenges
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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

In Oregon, union membership accounts for almost 16% of workers in the state, at 240,000 people. Nationwide, union memberships are 11.3% of workers.

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Oregon unemployment rises back to 8 percent
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Oregon gained only 900 jobs last month and unemployment rose from 7.8% in June to 8.0% in July.

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