The Workers’ Compensation Division (WCD) of the Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is discussing changes to administrative rules for procedural rules, rulemaking, hearings, and attorney fees.
Committee chairs play an important role at Oregon Business & Industry (OBI), helping members collaborate and develop policy positions. We recently sat down with Tom Wood, an attorney at Stoel Rives and co-chair of the OBI Air Steering Committee.
Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) PAC has taken positions on three ballot measures that will be on the November ballot, two statewide measures and one Portland initiatives with statewide implications. All three address revenue and spending issues.
The Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) candidate political action committee (PAC) has focused its efforts for the 2018 general election on defending House and Senate seats held by pro-business candidates.
When Freres Lumber Company was founded in the Santiam Canyon in 1922, the timber industry drove Oregon’s economy. Sitting in the middle of one of the richest supplies of timber in the United States, Freres was well-positioned for success.
Advocating for policies that help manufacturers remain competitive and grow is one of Oregon Business & Industry’s (OBI) most important missions – 23 percent of our membership is in the manufacturing industry.