Trade
SALES JOB

SALES JOB

In Portland, Obama collects cash from the 1%, and touts a trade deal written by the Fortune 500.…

Retirement

Oregon Supreme Court strikes down PERS cuts

A contract is a contract, the court says in a unanimous decision.…

Jobs

Mayor Hales ‘blindsides’ labor after pulling support on $500 million propane gas terminal

The propane terminal drew loud opposition from the environmental community.…

Appeals court: Central Point School District broke the law when it outsourced bus service

Consultant just “assumed” contractor would pay the same wages as the district.…

Collective Bargaining

Facing Gannett, KGW unions pass a test of unity

Defying a company negotiator, the unions attend each other’s contract negotiating sessions…

Unitarian union leads to fund drive

Negotiations on a first union contract have been under way since February.…

Oregon

Most labor-backed candidates win office in Oregon special election

Of the 4 unionists on the May 19 ballot who went to Oregon Labor Candidates School,…

Union Organizing

AFT 111 converts coworkers to members

More than 130 “fair share” employees have become full union members so far this year.…

Comment

Congress, listen up: Most of your constituents oppose fast track

It's time to call a halt after two decades of jobs being America’s largest export.…