By creating a diverse and skilled workforce, employers have an edge in the contracting process both in the public and private sector.

Developing a reliable and highly skilled workforce in today’s fast-paced and demanding business culture is a top priority for many companies. CAWS can connect your business with a dynamic network of partners who have established a comprehensive system designed to deliver the workforce you need.



Employment Resources

WorkSource Oregon

Need qualified Workers that represent the community we live in. Call 503-257-HIRE (4473). Get coordinated assistance to qualified job seekers in your area. This is a job placement line established for employers by employers.

www.worksourceoregon.org - Employers Resources

State of Oregon

The services offered by the Employment Department's Business and Employment Services unit reflect our commitment to help Oregonians benefit from our thriving economy.We offer a wide range of services in our offices that can help job seekers regain employment or improve their current employment prospects and to aid businesses to meet their workforce needs.

www.oregon.gov - Employers Page


The Technical Assistance for Employers Program helps employers comply with the labor and employment laws enforced by BOLI. Technical Assistance offers telephone and web-based information, pamphlets, fact sheets, handbooks, posters, and general and customized seminars and workshops.

www.boli.state.or.us - Technical Assistance for Employers

Diversity Training - Racial Dialogues

Uniting to Understand Racism strives to raise the level of awareness of participants concerning their unexamined racist attitudes and encourage proactive change. To reduce racism in our communities through study and personal examination, we offer a six week program - offered once a week, for 90 minutes. The program includes open guided dialogue, video presentations, selected readings and a review of newspaper clippings and is taught by trained volunteer facilitators. All facilitators are past course participants. You will gain a new found understanding of the problems of race which still exist in society. For those in the legal profession, the Uniting to Understand Racism program qualifies for 9.5 hours of general MCLE credit, including three hours of MCLE credit for "education activities pertaining to the role of lawyers concerning racial and ethnic issues..."