Work in Progress: Oregonians Like their Jobs, But Some Feel Stuck

With Labor Day around the corner, we wanted to get a read on how Oregonians feel about their work, their workplace, and their position in the economy. The good news: workers in Oregon are overwhelmingly happy in their jobs—-no surprise, given that the state’s economy continues to boom. However, this general positivity shouldn’t mask pockets of dissatisfaction. Discrimination on the basis of gender, race, or age affects a substantial minority of the population, and many people with lower incomes and in rural areas don’t feel it’s possible to move up in this economy.

Read on below for more findings from our August DHM Panel!

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