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With the holidays in full swing, many companies are electing to celebrate with their employees by throwing holiday parties. There is always some degree of risk associated with any company-sponsored function.
Even in an age of stealth marketing and covert advertising, that most transparent brand messenger – the window display – remains a powerful tool for identifying and defining a store to passersby.
Oregon Health & Science University recently formed a partnership with Epic Systems Corp., one of the top makers of electronic medical record software. I talked about the future of "eHealth" with Dr. Aaron Cohen, an associate professor who directs commercial partnerships and collaboration for OHSU’s Informatics Discovery Lab.
In an unprecedented early endorsement, the Oregon Business Association Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors announced yesterday that it has formally endorsed Governor John Kitzhaber for re-election.
Say you have a houseful of paying guests and the power goes out. That was the situation facing several hotels this past week when the lights went out in downtown Portland after an underground cable blew.
The movement to label genetically modified foods suffered a major blow last month with the defeat of ballot measure 522 in Washington state, which would have required manufacturers to label foods containing GM ingredients. So what does 522‘s defeat mean for the GM-labeling efforts in Oregon?
Carolyn Lawson stepped down as chief information officer of the Oregon Health Authority.
Veteran Silicon Valley venture capitalist Dino Vendetti formed a $15 million Bend-based venture capital fund.
Cover Oregon and health insurance carriers agreed to extend the deadline for the first premium payment until Jan. 15.
Portland will have $5.9 million in ongoing revenue to spend during the next five fiscal years.
Creditors moved to force Evergreen International Airlines into involuntary bankruptcy.
Nike's second-quarter net income jumped 40%, exceeding analysts' expectations.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture issued six civil penalties for improper pesticide applications that caused massive bumblebee die-offs last summer.
The 61-person Portland tech-education startup Treehouse eliminated its managers.
French applesauce maker won't be locating a new factory and 240 jobs in Coburg.
Portland flax fiber supplier CRAiLAR Technologies reached a $3.2 million financing agreement with IKEA and a $2 million private placement from Hydra Ventures B.V., Adidas' corporate venture arm.
Sen. Ron Wyden is introducing his bill to promote logging on national forests in Eastern Oregon.
Conservatives and business groups are targeting Oregon, Missouri and Ohio for new efforts to weaken labor unions.
The Portland Bitcoin Group works to promote the virtual currency.
PERS saw its second biggest wave of retirees in the system's history.
|OHSU researchers work on AIDS vaccine|
|Lean in? Not Sabrina Parsons.|
|Oregon agriculture - not just a commodity|
|The cable guy|
|Outside the box|
|Dennis Rodman in North Korea to train basketball team|
|NBA sole female referee speaks out|
|The saga of Candy Crush|
|WhatsApp now one-third the size of Facebook|
|Zuckerberg cashing out on $2.3B in stock|
|Target confirms credit-card data breach|
|Apple to begin selling Mac Pro|
Produced by the Oregon Business marketing department
When the Portland-based manufacturing company Glass Alchemy, Ltd. was first nominated for an Oregon State University Austin Family Business Excellence in Family Business award in 2004, husband-and-wife team Henry Grimmett and Susan Webb-Grimmett, were honored and optimistic about their chances of winning.
Some employers have embraced the use of employment arbitration agreements as a way to manage and mitigate the rising costs, risks and liabilities associated with employment-related claims. Historically, employment arbitration agreements require employees to present employment-related claims, such as employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, harassment, or claims for wages or compensation to an arbitrator, in lieu of proceeding to court.
Produced by the Oregon Business marketing department
Boly:Welch was founded in 1986 based on a close connection between Diane Boly and Pat Welch. The two had worked together at another recruitment firm and shared certain core values: passion for their work, a sense of humor, a commitment to their community and a desire to create a healthy, nurturing work environment.
BEND, OR – December 18, 2013 - Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jim Boeddeker as Venture Catalyst Manager, replacing Jim Coonan in the role, effective December 23, 2013.
The Oregon New Lawyers Division of the Oregon State Bar recognized two of Barran Liebman’s own at their Annual Meeting and Social on November 1.
Barran Liebman LLP is proud to announce that Iris Tilley has been named a partner with the firm. Iris has been with Barran Liebman since 2009 and is a member of the Employee Benefits practice group. She advises employers in all aspects of employee benefits, including ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, retirement plans, compensation agreements, and health care reform.