Employment and labor

Employment and labor
State board upholds TriMet union contract
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Monday, July 22, 2013

Oregon's labor board upheld TriMet's contract with the Amalgamated Transit Union that requires union members to pay more for their health care.

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Oregon needs a raise
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Thursday, July 18, 2013
BY BRANDON SAWYER | OB RESEARCH EDITOR

07.19.13 Thumbnail LowIncomeOregon's per capita personal income has been slipping further behind levels in Washington and California as well as the nation as a whole since the late '90s. The recession of the early 2000s seems to have dealt a heavier blow here than other states and income wasn't as quick to bounce back.

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Oregon unemployment rises
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Oregon's unemployment rose to 7.9% in June.

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SEIU reaches contract deal with state
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Service Employees International Union reached a tentative agreement with the State of Oregon, averting a strike.

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Oregon construction pitches industry to teens
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Construction firms and trade unions foresee hiring many new young workers in the next few years.

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