For decades, the share of women majoring in computer science was rising. Then, in the 1980s, something changed.
OPB | Sept. 19, 2014 midnight
As people living in poverty find jobs and begin to earn a wage, they face another challenge: the benefits cliff.
OPB | Sept. 18, 2014 midnight
In Central Oregon the rental market is especially challenging for low-income workers.
OPB | Sept. 17, 2014 midnight
In newly released Census figures, Oregon's poverty rate is more than 15 percent, the highest on the West Coast. Many of those people are working, but still struggling.
NPR |Oct. 21, 2014 4:42 p.m.
Female executives are a rarity in the energy industry. But Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy, took the helm of the utility giant just as it was grappling with some very public challenges.
OPB |Oct. 21, 2014 2:35 p.m.
Washington's insurance commissioner says all health insurance companies in the state have to review every 'denial of mental health coverage' notice they issued, over the last eight years.
NPR |Oct. 21, 2014 10:52 a.m.
It's well known that people are less eager to have children when the economy sours. And it looks like men got really serious about that during the Great Recession.
NPR |Oct. 21, 2014 10:10 a.m.
Growing numbers of lenders are getting tech savvy, remotely disabling debtors' cars and tracking customer data to ensure timely payment of subprime auto loans.
AP |Oct. 20, 2014 7:18 a.m.
A union representative says more than 300 workers at a Springfield hospital plan a three-day walkout starting Oct. 28.
NPR |Oct. 18, 2014 9:52 a.m.
Just a few years ago, authors were predicting production would soon hit a peak and then decline. But since then, supplies have surged. So are the forecasters now slapping themselves in the head?
NPR |Oct. 17, 2014 3:26 p.m.
Now that unemployment has slipped below 6 percent, there's renewed interest in what the Federal Reserve's target for joblessness should be. Some economists worry that inflation will resurface.
NPR |Oct. 17, 2014 8:20 a.m.
Homer Laughlin China Co. has been making the brightly colored Fiesta dishes for decades at its factory on the banks of the Ohio River. And it's still going strong.
AP |Oct. 17, 2014 8:05 a.m.
The Bend City Council approved the addition of at least 25 jobs to meet a growing demand for city services as a result of renewed growth.
AP |Oct. 17, 2014 8:03 a.m.
A developer says it has reached an agreement with Hyatt Hotels for a 124-room hotel at Oakway Center near the University of Oregon and downtown Eugene.