Monthly Archives: June 2014

Wages And Other Requirements For Public Construction Projects

This past spring, both the Oregon House and Senate passed bills that required contractors who were working on construction projects at Oregon universities to pay workers prevailing market-rate wages. Oregon law already requires prevailing wages on all public construction projects.  However, there are many major privately funded university projects currently in the works that would… Read More »

Who Is Responsible When You Are Hurt Because Of A Worker’s Mistake?

Employees at the Walmart on Adair Street in Cornelius gave customers an unintentional pre-Halloween scare when their pumpkin display caught fire. Fire crews had to be called to put out the fire caused by employees who were laying hay over hot in-ground spotlights. Fortunately, the only injuries reported were some burnt pumpkins. When repairs are… Read More »