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The Bureau of Labor Statistics says Oregon ranked eighth in the nation in women's to men's earning ratios.

 

Oregon women had median weekly earnings of $756 compared to $901 for men.

 

Matt Insco with the U.S. Bureau explains some of the variables.

 

"Overall, the ratio has been trending up from when he started tracking in 1997 -- in both the U.S. and Oregon.  Year to year there may be slight changes, but overall the gap has been narrowing over the years."

 

The states with the highest wages for women were located along the eastern seaboard.

 

The differences among the states is in part due to the differences in the occupations and industries found in the states.

 

Traffic & Weather

 

 

 

 

Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 
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