Employment. Labor market.
The Oregon Department of State Lands denied the company’s request for an extension and indicated the permit would likely be denied. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is expected to make a final determination on the project next month.
A U.S. Postal Service pilot project called “Consolidated Casing” was supposed to speed up mail carriers and decrease the number of routes.
Raimore Construction will be the general contractor on the $60 million construction portion of the Division Transit Project, which will be the largest construction contract awarded to a minority contractor in Oregon history.
The hotel opened Dec. 19– on budget, and ahead of schedule.
Bricklayers Local 1 warned Mortenson that there’d be problems with non-union contractor.
A new factory in Mexico, and a decline in local bottle orders, are factors in idling a furnace.
South Korea-based container carrier SM Lines will get a state subsidy to ship to Portland. A longshore union slowdown has been blamed for shippers pulling out, but other factors increasingly make container shipping to Portland a challenge.
A combination electrician, iron worker and finish carpenter, elevator constructors are highly-paid specialists among building trades workers.
Once a baseball team is secured, a stadium built, and workers hired, unions in the harmony agreement will have access to workers within their jurisdictions, and can organize them via card-check.
As part of the deal, Vigor will merge with an 800-employee ship repair and maintenance company in Norfolk, Virginia.