Environment | local | NewsThe Register-Guard | Sept. 2, 2017 11:23 a.m.
Lane County Public Health posted an advisory online Friday warning residents to brace for extreme heat and smoke.
Environment | local | NewsNorthwest News Network | Aug. 31, 2017 10:03 a.m.
While Labor Day marks the end of the summer to many people, conditions remain hot and very dry. That means wildfire season is far from over.
We discuss Portland's ability to ban local fossil fuel infrastructure, the first comprehensive survey of American workers, and the Oregon Supreme Court decision to lower the score needed to pass the state bar exam.
The 2017 legislative session ended with a mix of victories and disappointments for Oregon Governor Kate Brown.
The lawsuit announced late Tuesday accuses SEIU’s State Council of making more than $5 million in unreported campaign contributions.
Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian announced Tuesday he plans to leave the office after more than nine years.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | July 12, 2017 noon
We reflect on the 2017 Oregon legislative session and look ahead to 2018.
Beginning in 2020, workers in Washington will be eligible for paid family and medical leave through a new state program funded by employee and employer contributions.
Oregon lawmakers have approved the nation's first statewide law on predictable scheduling for employees.
Oregon's Bureau of Labor and Industries is backing claims from Micaela Herrera, who said Teen Challenge fired her for being pregnant and unmarried.
A new study looks at the cost of public employee benefits. A bill before the legislature attempts to make job scheduling easier for hourly workers. And Central Oregon Community College safety officers have been acting like police officers.
Oregon lawmakers are considering a measure that would give hourly employees more certainty in their work schedules.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Food | News | Environment | Economy | BusinessAP | Jan. 4, 2017 6:53 a.m. | Seattle
Dungeness crab could be harder to come by if hundreds of fishing boats remain tied up at docks from California to Washington state by a dispute between crabbers and seafood processors over the price of the sought-after crustaceans.
The average salary for state employees in 2015 was $56,028 and the average cost per state employee including benefits was $89,000, according to a report from the Legislative Fiscal Office released Thursday.
Inmates at a Washington prison are the first in the nation to grow sagebrush that can be used to restore an ecosystem that's vital for the survival of a native bird called the greater sage grouse.
The U.S. Department of Labor is promoting a Spanish-language complaint hotline for workers in Oregon.