Study: Sick Leave Ordinance Impacts

EUGENE, Ore.– Eugene City Councilors will vote on the controversial Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Monday. The issue has divided the community because of differing opinions about how it will change businesses in Eugene. Some employers fear the ordinance will cost them more money because workers will take advantage of the system. Others speculate it will … Continue reading »

Nearly 23,000 Jobs Vacancies this Winter

EUGENE, Ore. — Private employers in Oregon reported having approximately 22,900 job vacancies during winter 2013. The survey, conducted by the Oregon Employment Department, reviewed job vacancies in five regions around the state. The survey found that 34 percent of vacancies required education beyond high school. Almost 75 percent of the vacancies required previous experience. … Continue reading »