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Baby, it’s cold outside and the economic heater is sputtering. Instinct says to be conservative, save your energy, cut back on your plans and hunker down. But I think the smartest thing a business can do when the economy shrinks is to finds ways to grow. What better time to gain in the marketplace?
Many of you are familiar with our venerable 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon. For 15 years, that project has surveyed employees at hundreds of companies to find out which company is truly a great place to work. It’s no beauty contest. The survey is anonymous and the company also has to provide a detailed account of its benefits. The annual ranking is under way and will be revealed Feb. 26 at our awards dinner at the Oregon Convention Center, and in the March issue.
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Yesterday, a divided National Labor Relations Board dropped another hammer on the employer community. In a long-awaited and much debated move, the Board jettisoned the decades old standard for determining when two independent businesses should be considered joint employers of an individual worker for collective bargaining purposes.
Transforming the culture of Oregon’s educational leadership.
The Board dismissed a petition related to efforts to unionize the Northwestern University football team.
The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) is pleased to announce 16 finalists — from over 60 nominees — for the 2015 OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards.
Oregon Sick Leave is here, and changes to the federal white-collar worker regulations are on the way. This workshop will prepare you for both. We invite you to participate in an interactive discussion on how to start planning now for the future impact on your operations and finances.
Presented by OEN + CENTRL + YESpdx.