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Paid Sick Leave: Your Input Needed

Provide Input on Oregon’s Statewide Paid Sick Leave Administrative Rules The Bureau of Labor and Industries (“BOLI”) is now accepting comments from the public on the administrative rules for the

Construction and Oregon’s Economy

Construction Accounts for $8 Billion of Oregon’s Economy in 2014 Report from Associated General Contractors of America shows continued economic growth and rising wages in construction Oregon’s construction industry accounted

October is Oregon’s Careers in Construction Month

Oregon Joins National Effort to Recognize Construction Careers Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently declared October 2015 Careers in Construction Month (Careers in Construction Month 2015). The purpose is to increase

Do You Drive Distracted? Who’s Watching?

A survey conducted by the National Safety Council revealed that even though 88 percent of parents say they are role models for driving, 91 percent of them practice distracted driving

Beware of Bogus AGCA Endorsement Claim

Caution: AGCA Members Solicited for Media Piece Claiming AGCA Endorsement Last week, several members alerted their local chapter to requests from Focus Media Group, or Mark Peters on behalf of Focus

Fallen Workers to be Remembered 4/28

Workers Memorial Day to be observed with Salem ceremony Not all Oregon families experience the safe return of their loved one following a day at work. Oregon workers who died

Check Out ODOT’s Small Contracting Program

ODOT’s newly-restructured Small Contracting Program supports small businesses ODOT invites contractors, consultants, and professional services to join their newly-restructured Small Contracting Program, or SCP. The “refreshed” program now offers more

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