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What's Brewing | Immigration Forum Recap

  In the shadow of President Trump’s travel ban challenge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, Bend citizens gathered...

Employment in Central Oregon: December 2016

  There was a distinct urban - rural divide in Central Oregon’s economy in 2016. The predominately urban Deschutes County anchored by...

Trucking Industry Keeps Economy Moving

  Courtesy: Associated Oregon Industries If your primary interaction with the trucking industry comes from sharing interstate...

Leading Edge Aviation Flight School Announces Skywest Cadet Program Partnership

  Bend, Oregon – Leading Edge Aviation is pleased to announce the continued growth of its flight academy through a partnership with...

Employers Need Flexibility to Serve Customers, Workers

Sometimes a business’ needs and a worker’s needs don’t match up. To use an example that’s become painfully familiar this winter, what...

Things to Consider After Overtime Ruling

  A federal judge in Texas blocked the new federal overtime rule that was scheduled to take effect December 1. The temporary injunction...

Unemployment Tax Rates for Oregon Employers Will Remain Stable In 2017

Unemployment tax rates for most Oregon employers will remain stable in 2017. Tax rates will remain at schedule 4 for employers that pay into the...

Seasonal Employees Need Safety Training, Too

As companies invest in seasonal employment this year, SAIF wants to remind employers not to skimp on safety--and to remember that safety training...

Oregon OSHA Awards 3 Training Grants

Salem, Oregon — The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) has awarded three grants totaling more than $92,000 to help...

National firms selected to manage Workforce Housing Workgroup

Cogan Owens Greene and ECONorthwest selected to manage collaborative housing policy workgroup Diverse stakeholders encouraged to apply for...

Employment in Oregon News October 2016

Oregon added 6,100 non-farm payroll jobs in October, continuing a trend of strong job growth. Since October 2015, Oregon added 55,400 jobs, which...

CALL TO ACTION: Oregon State Treasury Seeks Input for Upcoming Roll-out of the Oregon Retirement Savings Plan

“We need your help! The Oregon State Treasury is looking for employers and employees to engage NOW in early discussions of the new Oregon...

SAIF REMINDS WORKERS TO FALL BACK SAFELY

News Release from SAIF Posted on FlashAlert: November 2nd, 2016 9:43 AM Summary: The end of daylight saving time brings extra safety risks to...

Explore career options Nov. 5 job fair

You don’t have to be a teacher to work for our schools. Bend-La Pine Schools is currently hiring for a wide range of classified staff positions...

Opportunity Knocks membership drive

Are you on the fence about joining an Opportunity Knocks team?  Now is the time! To celebrate OK's 20th year serving the Central Oregon business...

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