Archive for August 2014

County Bar of City Employment Ordinances Solidly Disapproved

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Lane County’s ordinance banning employment laws in the county’s cities is solidly disapproved.

QUESTION: Do you approve or disapprove of Lane County barring any city within Lane County from passing local laws that mandate any employment conditions, including wages and benefits?
IF APPROVE/DISAPPROVE: Is that strongly or somewhat?
IF DON’T KNOW: Which way do you lean?

METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene 2014 General election voters conducted July 8-10 and July 23-24 2014. The margin of error at the sample median is plus or minus seven percent. Totals may not equal 100 percent due to rounding.

Solid Approval of County Non-Eugene Paid Sick Leave Exemption of Non-Eugene Businesses

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The county’s move to exempt non-Eugene businesses from Eugene’s potential Paid Sick Leave ordinance is solidly approved among Eugeneans.

QUESTION: Do you approve or disapprove of Lane County exempting all Lane County businesses located outside Eugene city limits from Eugene’s ordinance?
IF APPROVE/DISAPPROVE: Is that strongly or somewhat?
IF DON’T KNOW: Which way do you lean?

METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene 2014 General election voters conducted July 8-10 and July 23-24 2014. The margin of error at the sample median is plus or minus seven percent. Totals may not equal 100 percent due to rounding.

Split on County Government Paid Sick Leave Exemption

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Eugeneans are essentially evenly split on whether governments should be exempt. In general, Eugeneans prefer applying the paid sick leave to government than other entities than other controversial components.

QUESTION: Do you approve or disapprove of Lane County exempting all local governments and their future contractors from the proposed mandate?
IF APPROVE/DISAPPROVE: Is that strongly or somewhat?
IF DON’T KNOW: Which way do you lean?

METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene 2014 General election voters conducted July 8-10 and July 23-24 2014. The margin of error at the sample median is plus or minus seven percent. Totals may not equal 100 percent due to rounding.