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Living On The Line: Oregon's Working Poor

OPB | Sept. 18, 2014

THURSDAY: Nearly one third of Oregon families don't earn a livable wage. We'll hear from those who are working, but still can't make ends meet.

Teacher Contract Negotiations In Medford And Portland

OPB | Nov. 19, 2013

TUESDAY: In Medford, teachers and administrators have reached an impasse, while negotiations drag on in Portland.

Employee Benefits

OPB | June 07, 2011

Mayor Sam Adams wants to expand health benefits for city employees to include sex reassignment surgery. How do employers decide what should be covered by their health plans?

When Unemployment Benefits Run Out

OPB | May 03, 2010

What happens when there are no more extensions for unemployment benefits and you still haven't found a job?

Jobless Recovery

OPB | Sept. 21, 2009

How do people get by when their unemployment insurance runs out and there are no jobs to be found?

Paying for Family Leave

OPB | April 16, 2009

Should family leave be paid?