With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing and the public barred from the Capitol, a majority of Oregonians believe state legislators should focus on priorities, take care of critical business and leave broad legislative agendas for another time, according to a poll conducted early this month.
Gov. Kate Brown announced that Oregonians in the agricultural and food processing industries will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 29, the first step toward extending vaccination eligibility more broadly to frontline workers.
Throughout the past year, Oregonians have weathered an unprecedented health and economic crisis that has devastated families and businesses in every corner of the state. With business restrictions and closures still impacting hundreds of thousands of Oregonians, we are relieved to see the positive state economic forecast.
Recent Oregonian/OregonLive stories about a proposal to cancel state tax breaks included in the federal CARES Act focus on how these breaks benefit the “top 1%” in Oregon – Oregonians who earn more than $500,000 or businesses with revenue of more than $25 million.
As a broad-based and statewide business association in Oregon, OBI has members in all four corners of our state, representing virtually every industry you can think of and employing individuals who are representative of the rich diversity of Oregon’s population.
Naomi Johnson, attorney with Bullard Law, will present key considerations for employers as the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available to Oregonians.
Oregon has now been battling the COVID-19 pandemic for a full year. Now, after 12 months of business closures and restrictions, social distancing and quarantining, the incredible toll on our collective physical and mental health is becoming clearer.
Join OBI and our partners at Paylocity to learn all about managing and deploying an effective remote workforce. Attendees will hear from Paylocity’s Director of Client Services Gina Centiolli, who not only managed the entirety of the remote transition for their Boise office but spent more than a decade at Nike in planning and leadership development.