2017 Legislative Report (Week 6)

Dear OSCC Members and Colleagues – We’ll start with some great news this week … In a highly anticipated court decision, the Multnomah County Circuit Court ruled against the new BOLI interpretation of Oregon’s daily overtime statute for manufacturers in the Portland Specialty Baking case. As you’ll recall, BOLI’s new interpretation of Oregon’s daily overtime […]

2017 Legislative Report (Week 3)

Dear Members and Colleagues – The 2017 Oregon legislature continues to plod along at a cautious pace. Again, only a few hundred additional bills were introduced in the past week, a far lesser amount than anticipated. Only a few committees are delving into controversial issues, but many of those are simply informational hearings. Only the […]

2017 Legislative Report (Week 4)

Dear OSCC Members and Colleagues – The 2017 Oregon legislature is picking up steam and starting to delve into issues of general concern to the business community. On the positive side, legislators received welcome news as economic forecasters delivered a positive revenue forecast that may lessen the need for additional revenues. But on the negative […]

It’s time to VOTE!

Celebrate Tualatin Awards Categories & Nominees are… BUSINESS LEADER of the YEAR AWARD – The Business Leader of the Year Award reflects someone within the Tualatin Chamber who has made specific, significant, lasting contributions to the Tualatin community. This is an individual who has demonstrated leadership and cooperation while benefiting community and/or civic enterprises in […]

RIVERVIEW COMMUNITY BANK COMPLETES TRANSACTION WITH MBANK

REVIEW COMMUNITY BANK IS NOW OPEN AT THE TUALATIN NYBERG RIVERS SHOPPING CENTER, ACROSS FROM CABELA’S. GO CHECK OUT THEIR NEW DIGS! VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON — February 17, 2017 – Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVSB) (“Riverview Bancorp”), and its wholly owned subsidiary, Riverview Community Bank (“Riverview”), today announced that it completed the previously announced purchase and […]

DANGEROUS SCAM ALERT!

Dangerous Scam Targeting School Districts, Tribal Casinos, Chain Restaurants, Staffing Agencies, Healthcare, Shipping & Freight and Nonprofits IR-2017-20, Dangerous W-2 Phishing Scam Evolving; Targeting Schools, Restaurants, Hospitals, Tribal Groups and Others https://www.irs.gov/uac/dangerous-w-2-phishing-scam-evolving-targeting-schools-restaurants-hospitals-tribal-groups-and-others. The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry issued an urgent alert today to all employers that the Form W-2 […]

Creative Minds Learning Center 20th Anniversary!

Creative Minds Learning Centers (CMLC), a Portland-founded preschool and child care center is celebrating its 20 year anniversary throughout the month of February! The school will be having a month-long tribute of events, community fundraisers and tuition specials to celebrate the milestone while looking back on the many memories shared over the years. With the […]