Coos, Curry & Douglas Counties

Coos/Curry Business Services

Maureen "Mo" Aakre


Douglas Business Services

Chip Causey


Employer Incentive Programs

  • NCRC for businesses

  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

  • Avoid layoffs:

    • Work Share

    • Layoff Aversion

  • Federal Bonding Program

  • Foreign Labor Certification

Employer Resources & Services

  • Business Resources

  • Industry trends

  • Workshops and seminars

  • Local industry profiles

  • Contact local economists 

Workforce and Economic Research

  • Unemployment rates

  • Job growth or loss estimates

  • Wage and occupational data

  • Long-term employment trends

  • Customized business survey results

  • Educational requirements for OR jobs

  • Income trends

  • Job vacancy reports 



To inquire about becoming an industry tour site, or offering an internship for credit, please reach out to the business services representative in your area.

Copyright 2018. Southwestern Oregon Workforce Investment Board. All rights reserved. The SOWIB is funded through the U.S. Department of Labor and the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission’s Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development. The SOWIB is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary formats are available upon request to persons with disabilities.