Employment. Labor market.
President Biden is asking Congress for $2 trillion in federal investment in infrastructure, research, training and home care over a decade.
An April 1 union vote could get members of IATSE Local 28 back to work at Portland Trail Blazers and Portland Winterhawks home games.
Postmaster General DeJoy’s 10-year plan to save USPS would slow first class mail delivery, reduce post office hours, and raise prices.
Many members of IATSE Locals 28, 488, B20, and 154 haven’t worked a day since the pandemic turned life upside down a year ago.
The jobs are union and include park maintenance, rec center customer service, exercise instructors, camp counselors, and aquatic staff.
City of Portland building code enforcers, facing layoff, are getting some unexpected love from the construction industry.
It’s part of a “pure play” trend in which publicly-traded companies focus on one line of business, so that stock correlates with its sector.
Eugene’s once-great Register-Guard has seen rapid decline since its family owners sold it in 2018—and waves of staff cuts and outsourcing.
Jobs reviewing plans and inspecting buildings may be at risk because a drop in construction activity and related permit fees.
Union crews that typically work Portland Trailblazer home games at the Moda Center have been replaced with non-union workers.