Cover Oregon is having difficulties in its outreach to refugee and immigrant communities.
Jobs are being added in Oregon, but most are at either the high end or low end of the pay scale.
If Hanjin stops making its weekly trips to the Port of Portland, it will mean higher costs for companies like Columbia Sportswear and Fred Meyer, as they will have to truck in goods from ports in Puget Sound.
Washington County-based Tektronix began a reorganization this week, reassigning employees and cutting jobs.
Oregon's plan to tax motorists based on number of miles driven rather than amount of fuel consumed is expected to launch in 2015 on a volunteer basis.
Portland-based Adidas America and Reebok, based in Massachusetts, are combining into Adidas Group North America.
Oregon broke labor laws with its largest union two years ago when it forbid employees from using work email to talk about union matters, the state's Employment Relations Board decided.