Oregon

  • Project Labor Agreements

    No state policy; however, local government entities have implemented PLA requirements.

  • Prevailing Wage

    Yes; $50,000.

  • Right to Work

    No.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    Statute authorizes P3s on transportation projects and allows for unsolicited bids on such projects. Statutes also permits P3s to establish and expand broadband and other telecommunications services.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Current labor supply satisfies 75% of peak labor demand.

    State offered $0 in grants and incentives for workforce preparation and development in 2019.

  • Career and Technical Education

    Oregon does recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • Job Growth Rate

    6.1%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in Oregon

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Progress payments within 14 days of invoice, final payment 7 days after completion of a project.
Public: Progress payments 30 days after invoice is received and final payment 30 days after completion of a project.
Subs:
– Public: The owner must pay sub and sub pay lower tiers within 10 days of receiving payment.
– Private: The prime must pay sub and sub must pay lower tier within 7 days.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

No law in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

4.6%.

Incidence Rate

3.6

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

State plan covers private workplaces and state and local government workplaces.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

23.1%

Marijuana Legalization Status

Legalized for medicinal and personal use.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage

11.25

Percentage of Pensions Funded

83.1%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

0.98%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

7.60%

State and Local Public Construction Expenditures (in millions)

$4,643