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Understanding the Local Labor Shortage


“Help wanted” signs seem to be permanently affixed to the doors of local establishments. The nightly news headlines focus on the acute lack of skilled workers for good-paying jobs in the region. Hospitals offer top dollar to tempt traveling medical workers to relocate temporarily and beef up woefully short-staffed wards and specialty departments. Apprenticeships and concentrated, short-term training programs are ramping up to prepare workers to fill vacancies. As the constraints of the pandemic tentatively ease, it suddenly seems that there are not enough workers to fill the slots emptied by the shut-downs almost 20 months ago. What is going…

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Hate Crimes: Facts and Fixes

No one is born with hate, but it seems more and more people are learning to hate. In the last two months, The Register-Guard, Eugene’s newspaper, had these headlines: “Eugene …

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Finding Fairness in Wages

Mainstream and social media are full of critiques of wages. Prominent among them is the claim that wages are too low, especially in Lane County, and that the gap between …

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