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Financial limit for Oregon Promise applicants has been lifted; all qualifying spring applicants to receive the grant

July 17, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7/17/19 KLAMATH FALLS — Recent high school graduates and GED completers who applied for the Oregon Promise but did…

Oregon’s Unemployment Rate 4.1 Percent in June

July 17, 2019

Oregon’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in June, essentially unchanged from 4.2 percent in May. Oregon’s unemployment rate has been between 4.0…

Lithia Motors Promotes Tina Miller to Chief Financial Officer

July 16, 2019

Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) one of the nation’s largest providers of personal transportation solutions, announced today that Tina Miller has been…

Oregon Tech Board Chair Lisa Graham Named to National “Influential Women in Manufacturing” List

July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019, Schaumburg, Ill. – Lisa Graham, Ph.D., P.E., vice president of analytics engineering at Seeq and chair of the Board of Trustees of Oregon…

Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene Students Provide $27k+ in Care to Klamath Community

July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Dental hygiene students at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” recently completed a yearlong course…

Port of Coos Bay Welcomes Jake Jacobs as Director of Infrastructure Support Services

July 10, 2019

Coos Bay, Ore. – The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (Port) is pleased to welcome Jake Jacobs to serve as the new…

The Results Are In: How Your Parents Impacted Your Career Path

July 17, 2019
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by Refresh Leadership on September 7, 2018 in Surveys, Polls, and Infographics In August, we asked readers how much influence their parent(s)/guardian(s) had on their…

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Parking: Where we embrace socialism in the US

July 17, 2019
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By Joe Cortright  17.7.2018    How we embrace socialism for car storage in the public right of way Comrades, rejoice:  In the…

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Unemployment Rates for Oregon’s Youth – Lowest on Record

July 17, 2019
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July 16, 2018 by Felicia Bechtoldt Oregon added hundreds of thousands of new jobs while recovering from the Great Recession…

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Eugene’s High Tech Sector is Booming

July 1, 2019
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MATT SAYRE If you haven’t been inside a commercial building in downtown Eugene, Oregon, in recent years, you may have…

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Oregon’s Minimum Wage Increases on July 1, 2019

July 1, 2019
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NICK BELEICIKS Oregon’s minimum wage increases on July 1, 2019, but the raises won’t be the same across the state.…

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Southwestern Oregon Economic Indicators

July 1, 2019
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June 2019 (May 2019 Data) For data or publications on Southwestern Oregon, visit us at: QualityInfo.org Industry Gains and Losses…

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Benton County’s Unemployment Rate at 3.2 Percent

July 1, 2019
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PATRICK O’CONNOR, REGIONAL ECONOMIST Benton County’s unemployment rate was 3.2 percent in May, essentially unchanged from its revised rate of…

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Leisure and Hospitality Hiring Boosts Payroll Job Count

July 1, 2019
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GUY TAUER, REGIONAL ECONOMIST Coos County total payroll employment rose by 430 jobs over the month. Local government education saw…

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Retention and Engagement in the Modern Workplace: 4 Flexible Work Arrangements to Consider

July 1, 2019
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In the age of rapidly advancing technology and constantly evolving work-life balance priorities, workers expect more flexibility than ever before.…

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