“Some PPB and city employees knew or should have known about these materials for years,” the DOJ attorneys wrote.
The recognition would be especially sweet for Dean’s Beauty Salon and Barber Shop, which is still operated by the descendants of its founders.
Many of the temporary employees were hired for culturally specific skills but felt they were treated like “second-class citizens.”
The mayor’s announcement landed hours before the presentation slides were expected to be included in a filing in federal court.
It’s the second notable candidate who’s dropped out of the race to unseat incumbent Dan Ryan in recent weeks.
“Our region urgently needs solutions to address our overlapping crisis of homelessness, affordable housing and climate action,” Hwang said.
The charge of exploitation highlights the challenge the county faces in convincing its workforce that its actions match its rhetoric.
Biketown’s total service area is now 40 square miles.
Hospitalizations with COVID-19 are still expected to peak above the record set in September.
As many as 1,200 workers could walk off their jobs, but city officials say they’ve got plans to maintain essential services.
A notable candidate to unseat Commissioner Dan Ryan withdrew her candidacy last month.
The only reason Portlanders learned of the first significant outbreak in a reopened club scene is because workers blew the whistle.
The hard-to-recycle items pickup company has met strong resistance from city and county officials outside Portland.
The New Year’s Day fires follow a weeklong scramble by Multnomah County officials to open and staff enough severe weather warming shelters to keep homeless Portlanders safe during snow and a cold snap.
A double homicide follows a year in which Portland saw 90 murders and 385 people injured in shootings.