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“Hiring Your First Employee” Workshop Free to Public

NEOEDD and WorkSource Oregon offer a free workshop to help entrepreneurs and small-business owners understand the legal considerations of hiring employees—what’s required and recommended, and best practices. Register by Mar. 31 to reserve your seat in Baker City, La Grande, or Enterprise.

Thanks to a Community Development Block Grant through Wallowa County, the workshop is offered free of charge!

Workshop takes place:
• Enterprise:  Tuesday, Apr. 4; 6 to 9 p.m. at Fishtrap, 400 E Grant St.
• Baker City:  Wednesday, Apr. 5; 6 to 9 p.m. at Hatch Baker, 2019 Main St.
• Baker City:  Thursday, Apr. 6; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Hatch Baker, 2019 Main St.
• La Grande: Thursday, Apr. 6; 6 to 9 p.m. at Umpqua Bank, 1215 Adams Ave.

To register, call NEOEDD by Friday, Mar. 31 at 541-426-3598 or 800-645-9454, or email Preference is made to people with low-to-moderate incomes; income verification will be required.

The Northeast Oregon Economic Development District’s mission is to provide resources and facilitate quality decision-making for the benefit of entrepreneurs, businesses and communities in Baker, Union, and Wallowa counties. Learn more about our programs and business support at

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