EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s unemployment rate moved up from 6.9 percent in July to 7.2 percent in August. This was the highest unemployment rate since November 2013. The primary measure of employment in Oregon, seasonally adjusted non-farm payroll employment, increased by 2,900 jobs in August. Professional and business services added 900 jobs while manufacturing added … Continue reading »
Tim Chuey: showers, wheelchair theft, Cougar spotted in Spfd (yep), campus peeping tom, compressed air "huffer" arrested, RIP John Bascom, unemployment at 8.3 pct, Waldo Lake ruling, Ducks baseball ranked #12, Lyerla tweet response, Duck Women end losing streak, Sheldon ranked #1, UO sweeps Stanford.
New unemployment stats were released this week, although the news is good, there are still those that need help. We provide a list of resources for those that need them, or as a list for those that want to help.
Tim Chuey: Warmer and rainy, County employee pay increase, businesses burglarized, Huff fights DUII, Sweet Home teachers to carry weapons, City Hall to spend $750k on offices, abused dog found tied to mailbox, State employee insurance benefits enhanced, Dec. unemployment 8.2%, new head of Oregon Natl. Guard, Titans take Umpqua, Beavers end losing streak, Ducks basketball big win, Jones returns to Duck Baseball roster.
Tim Chuey: enjoy today for tomorrow it rains, bomb threat plea, City Council eyes EWEB building, courtroom drama over stabbing plea, Unemployment static at 8.6, property taxes due, Prep sport signings, Ducks Lexi Petersen out
Tim Chuey: The heat wave is just about over - the weekend will be cooler, David Ray Taylor charges expand, Waldo lake fire, Dawod released, EWEB water main break, State of Oregon overpaid unemployment by $41M, Little League World Series rained out, Will Autzen sell out this year?, OSU holds out...
Tim Chuey: hot hot hot, Buckhead fire update, Capstone acquisition, Goshen gets new academy, Bethel school bond, LTD transit center cleanup, unemployment up, WV All-Stars advance, Lyerla returns
Tim Chuey: stormy, Grimes captured, UO thief arrested, JC shooting, unsafe water injunction, I5 at Coburg roadwork, Animal Scramble inhumane?, The Plague, Kitzhaber declares state of emergency, unemployment 8.5%, speed Humps, Ems win, Blazers win...
PART TWO: EDN looks into what work looks like for the average signature gatherer. What we discovered, unsurprisingly, was this job is not a walk in the park. But what was surprising were the stories we heard about bait-and-switch tactics used in the hiring process, the intense pressure placed on employees, and the difficulties some allegedly face when trying to get paid.
Tim Chuey: mostly sunny, Jeppesen redesign killed, Michelle Obama at OSU, Unemployment benefits shortened, UO tuition increase, DeFazio gas price inquiry, Lorane road construction, Sheriff hosting safety meetings, Speedy Beavers make history