Senator Chip Shields announces Daimler Trucks North America, UPS and Legacy Health Systems to join living wage jobs town hall
this Friday, March 9.
Will join growing list of businesses participating including Oregon Iron Works, New Seasons Market, Gunderson, SoloPower, Widmer Brothers and American Red Cross
Friday, March 9 from noon to 1:30 PM at
(5555 N Channel Ave.)
(Portland, Ore.) - State Senator Chip Shields (D-N/NE Portland) announced today that human resource recruiters from Daimler Trucks North America, UPS and Legacy Health Systems will join human resource recruiters from Oregon Iron Works, New Seasons Market, Gunderson and Vigor Industrial at the Friday, March 9th living wage jobs town hall. This event will be hosted by Sen. Shields and State Representatives Lew Frederick (HD 43, NE Portland) and Tina Kotek (HD 44, N/NE Portland).
"Oregon, like the rest of the country, is hurting, and unemployment is way too high. But there are companies in North and Northeast Portland who are hiring despite it all, and we are excited to be bringing a number of them to our next living wage jobs town hall to meet North and Northeast Portlanders looking for work," said Shields.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Daimler Trucks
manufactures, sells and services several renowned commercial vehicle brands. Daimler is the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading producer of medium-duty trucks and specialized commercial vehicles. They have recently added several hundred jobs to their payrolls, and are still looking to hire.
is a world-wide package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. They have a very busy hub located in North Portland where they hire for part-time seasonal work all the way up to professional level positions.
Legacy Health System
was formed in 1989. It is an Oregon-based, not-for-profit organization with five full-service hospitals and a children's hospital
located in North Portland. Their facilities offer an integrated network of health care services - acute and critical care, inpatient and outpatient treatment, community health education and a variety of specialty services. Legacy
The town hall will be held at Vigor Industrial, 5555 N Channel Ave on Swan Island (click on the link for a Google map
). Please plan to park just outside the main gates. There will be a shuttle bus to take you to the event location inside Vigor Industrial!
For more information about this event, please call MaryAlecia K. Briggs at 503-231-2564, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
. On the day of the event, call 503-504-6500.