Boly:Welch was founded by two working moms who have created an extremely caring and community-oriented workplace culture. As one employee said, “the word FAMILY comes up a lot in our office.” There are many, many stories of times that the company has supported its employees in profound ways.
Changemakers are employers who are changing the way work works so it works better — for their employees and their families, for their business, and for our economy. Our sister organization, Family Forward Education Fund, has created these spotlights on some of Oregon’s changemakers. These are leaders who “get” that flexible work is the future of work. And we invite you to learn from them!
FMYI (For My Innovation) is a small software company that creates a private online social networking tool to facilitate collaborative work. They have 10 employees, 6 of whom live and work outside of Oregon.
Rose City Mortgage is a Portland-based mortgage company with 13 employees – all loan officers – who specialize in residential loans. They’ve been in business since 1999 and close around 300 loans each year.
Cascade Employers Association is a membership-based association that provides resources and consulting on human resources issues. Based in Salem, Cascade Employers Association has 16 employees and over 400 members. They have an additional office in Portland and employees that live and work in other cities as well.
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Check out all of the parents, employers and policy-makers who are creating the kind of change needed in today's economy, for today's families.Photo Gallery | Paid Sick Days for Portland
On March 13, 2013, the Portland City Council voted unanimously to allow all people working in Portland to earn sick time while they work (effective January, 2014). Here are some of the many, many people who made this step forward a reality.