Oregon Business News
McDonald’s new CosMc’s chain could put ‘valuation cap’ on Dutch Bros despite small start
“It’s a space we believe we have the right to win," boasted McDonald's CEO.
Oregon Labor Bureau failed to collect nearly $5 million in wage theft claims since 2015
Employers in industries with more undocumented and low-wage workers left the most wages and penalties unpaid
Free Geek wins $2 million grant to boost technology access in east Portland
The money comes from cable TV franchise revenues that have sat unused since 2011.
Don Anderson, who co-founded Vanguard Brewing of Wilsonville with wife Lin, dies at 58
The couple turned a passion for beer into a community gathering spot, one that Lin hopes will carry on the legacy of her late husband
Nike quietly cuts employees in rolling layoffs, scope unclear
The sportswear giant laid off employees in several departments in recent weeks and on Wednesday signaled plans for a broad restructuring.
Amazon tried to take away free coffee perk for in-office workers. They got cranky
Roughly 10,000 employees asked Amazon to reconsider, noting that the perk increased productivity, employee morale and the in-person collaboration the company said it was looking for with its return-to-office mandate.
Amtrak Cascades trains still not running between Portland, Seattle due to landslide
The Cascades service was suspended Tuesday after an atmospheric river has brought heavy rain and a landslide north of Vancouver blocked the tracks.
Developer of downtown Portland Block 216 tower, anchored by Ritz-Carlton, faces foreclosure of California hotel
BDC/Anaheim LLC, a company led by Portland developer Walt Bowen, has defaulted on a $127 million loan it took out to build an Anaheim hotel.
Readers respond: Providence Health cancellations show competence, integrity not easily replaced
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What the 2024 Social Security COLA could mean for future retirees
The 2024 increase is much smaller than last year’s 8.7%, which was the largest since 1981.
$299 million: Oregon wildfire victims settle lawsuit against PacifiCorp
Victims of the Archie Creek fire east of Roseburg agreed to settle their claims.
Amtrak trains won’t run between Seattle, Portland until Thursday due to landslide as atmospheric river hits NW
An atmospheric river has brought heavy rain, flooding and warm winter temperatures to the Pacific Northwest, closing rail links, schools and roads as it shattered daily rainfall and temperature records in Washington state.