Parents’ Labor Force Participation Declined in 2020

Parents’ Labor Force Participation Declined in 2020 by Jessica Nelson October 1, 2021 Oregon’s civilian labor force includes 638,000 parents of children under 18. Working parents account for 30% of the state labor force, a similar percentage to the nation (32%). Parents of children under six years of age make up 13% of the state workforce, […]

Back to Work Day – September 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 8, 2021 Contact: Rebeka Gipson-King OED_Communications@oregon.gov Oregon Employment Department and WorkSource Oregon Host statewide ‘Back to Work Day’ Sept. 15 Sept. 8, 2021 (Salem, OR)- The Oregon Employment Department, in partnership with WorkSource Oregon, is launching a statewide Back To Work campaign Thursday, Sept. 15, to help people find jobs and […]