The Oregonian is Already Hiring New Reporters


Three days after The Oregonian finished laying off nearly a quarter of its newsroom staff, the paper's new digital company, Oregonian Media Group, is advertising reporting jobs at the paper. Oregonian Media Group, the new company formed by The Oregonian, has begun posting job openings this morning—for a general assignment reporter, a music critic, a content data analyst, and an advertorial editor."You ...   More
Monday, June 24, 2013 AARON MESH

More Than 35 Newsroom Staff Laid Off at The Oregonian

UPDATE: Layoff list tops 90 people. Here's the letter publisher N. Christian Anderson sent employees.

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Newsroom layoffs at The Oregonian have topped 35 reporters, editors and photographers today as the paper reduces home-delivery days and cuts staff. Among the more prominent names WW has confirmed The Oregonian has laid off are editorial columnist David Sarasohn, environmental reporter Scott Learn, and Multnomah County reporter Dana Tims. Many staffers have begun posting their own layoff announcements ...   More
Friday, June 21, 2013 AARON MESH

Portland Development Commission Announces Layoffs


The Portland Development Commission announced today that it is laying off 17 employees. The layoffs come as no surprise as then-Executive Director Bruce Warner in January announced large budget cuts. The city-owned agency generates most of its operating budget from urban renewal districts, which produce less money as they age.Here's the announcement from PDC spokesman Shawn Uhlman:·       ...   More
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS


The story of Powell’s layoffs, according to affected workers.

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Powell’s Books employee Sheila Ashdown said her heart started pounding when she got the email last week from her employer announcing plans to lay off 31 workers. “People were depressed, teary-   More
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 REBECCA JACOBSON

Powell's Laying Off 31 Workers


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Some tough news for lovers of Powell's Books—31 workers are getting laid off (PDF). Here's the news from the union for the workers at Powell's:"On February 7th, 2011, ILWU Local 5, the union that represents the workers of Powell's Books, Inc., was given official notification of the Company's decision to layoff just over 7.5% of its union workforce. While this announcement is an unfortunate and sad ...   More
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 HANK STERN

LAIKA To Lay Off 52 Workers

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Friday, September 18, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE


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