According to a report in the Oregonian, the ratio of jobs available to job seekers is about 2 to 1 – a lot better than it was a couple of years ago. But employers say they’re having trouble filling those jobs, even with wages starting at $15/hr.
The biggest job categories – personal services, restaurant and retail jobs – just aren’t attracting applicants – many claiming they’re not offering living wages.
Here’s the scoop in The Oregonian. Click here.