Travel nurses are employed by a staffing agency, which contracts with health care facilities to provide RN coverage for short periods of time. The typical assignment is 13 weeks, but can be shorter or longer depending on the facility’s needs or if the parties agree to an extension. The staffing agency usually helps the traveler locate housing, and can reimburse some travel and licensing costs.
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In September, Oregon’s nonfarm payroll employment dropped by 3,800 jobs, following a revised loss of
7,000 in August. These job losses followed rapid gains during February through July, when a total of
42,600 jobs were added in just six months.
In September, four industries cut more than 1,000 jobs, while two added more than 1,000. Leisure and
hospitality (-3,700 jobs) cut the most as this
The Census Bureau’s Quarterly Workforce Indicators show that at the beginning of the second quarter of 2016, Oregon’s high-tech industry was 69 percent male and 31 percent female. Looking back in time, there has been a slow but steady upward trend in the percentage of males, increasing from roughly 61 percent male in the early 1990s.
Within the high-tech industry, the industries with the
In the U.S., renewables provided 15 percent of the energy generated in 2016 according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Hydropower accounted for 6.5 percent of the U.S. electricity generation; wind power provided 5.6 percent; biomass provided 1.5 percent; and solar and geothermal accounted for 0.9 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively. In Oregon, 68 percent of electricity was
Oregon’s poverty rate dropped more than 2 percentage points in 2016, to 13.3 percent. Among the states and Washington, D.C., Oregon’s 2016 poverty rate ranked right in the middle at 25th lowest. Poverty rates in 2016 ranged from 7.3 percent in New Hampshire to 20.8 percent in Mississippi in 2016. Back in 2006, Oregon’s poverty rate ranked 30th among the states and Washington, D.C. In the midst of
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Businesses continued to report strong hiring demand across Oregon’s economy this summer, with a record-breaking 66,600 job vacancies.
Health care and social assistance (12,400 vacancies) accounted for one out of every five job openings statewide. Construction businesses reported 8,700 vacancies, which reflects the continued, strong growth in the industry. Farms also reported large numbers of
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Oregon’s labor force participation rate – the percentage of the civilian noninstitutional population that is either employed or unemployed – peaked in 1998 at 69.0 percent and has since generally declined. The labor force participation rate (LFPR) fell to 60.9 percent in 2013, the lowest annual percentage since comparable records began in 1976. Oregon’s LFPR remained very close to the 2013 series