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Travel Nursing in Oregon
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.
Forum Updates: Registration, FedWatch
Registration for this year’s Oregon Economic Forum will be closing tomorrow, so be sure to register soon! 14th Annual Oregon Economic Forum In addition, we now have a free subscription service available for Tim Duy’s FedWatch. Visit the FedWatch website… Continue Reading →
Oregon’s Employment Declines for the Second Consecutive Month in September
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