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Daimler Trucks North America is one of Oregon’s largest and oldest manufacturing employers, with 2,900 employees in the state. 

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On the surface, summer is a quiet time for policy in short-session years. But behind the scenes, regulatory agencies, legislative committees and work groups have been making important decisions on how to implement laws passed during the past two legislative sessions and preparing potential legislation and rulemaking for 2019. 

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Nominations are open for this year’s STEP Ahead Awards, which recognize women who are employed in manufacturing and contributing to its advancement. Also, women between the ages of 18 and 30 are eligible for the STEP Ahead Emerging Leaders Award. The awards are part of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) Initiative, an effort ... Read More

One of the biggest challenges facing Oregon manufacturers is the skills gap, as openings go unfilled because of a lack of qualified applicants. Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) member Madden Industrial Craftsmen is helping businesses’ bridge this gap.

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What does Cleaner Air Oregon (CAO), the new air toxics program, mean to Oregon manufacturers? The Stoel Rives law firm and Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) presented a seminar Wednesday where panelists answered that question.

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Some things change; others never do. New at Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) is our fully staffed government affairs team. What remains the same is our ability to carry your voice where it needs to be heard.

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The Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI) sin  the process of determining how the different aspects of the HB 2005, the pay equity bill passed by the 2017 Legislature, will be implemented.

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The legislative Data Breach Work Group continues to work through the definition of personal information and other issues as it prepares  a comprehensive legislative concept for the 2019 Legislative Session

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Learn more about Cleaner Air Oregon: In Person or Webinar, Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT

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Oregon Department of Energy prepares legislative concept that would allow the department to adopt or update energy efficiency standards for appliances and equipment by administrative rule.

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