Opening Portland's First Day-Labor Hiring Center Turns Out to be a Hassle

Willamette Week | April 30, 2008
Plans for the center seemed so simple: a single-wide trailer. Two Port-A-Potties. And as many laborers as could fit under a 30-foot tent. But nothing is ever simple when the city is Portland and the issue is land use.

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