Politics
UFCW Local 555 emerging as a political force in Oregon

UFCW Local 555 emerging as a political force in Oregon

Members fund sick leave campaigns and a third party strategy that doesn’t give up on rural areas…

Candidates supported by the NW Oregon Labor Council do well on election night

NOLC won four of five races that it was involved in…

Labor-endorsed charter change passes in Clark County

Otherwise, it was a tough night for labor unions in Southwest Washington…

Oregon bucks national trend, elects labor-friendly pols

No statewide or Congressional race was even close…

Analysis

What would a REAL pro-worker legislative agenda look like?

Nine ideas to make Oregon more worker-friendly…

Nationwide, labor loses on candidates, wins on measures

Voters give Senate to GOP and reelect antiunion governors, but favor minimum wage and sick days…

Collective Bargaining

Multnomah County workers ratify new contract with $15 minimum wage

About 160 workers will get raises under the new minimum…

Workers Rights

Buyer beware: You can still be fired for legal marijuana

Oregon may have legalized, but many employers won't change their policies…

Jobs

Postal workers cheer postmaster general’s resignation

Call for a moratorium on USPS’s plan to close 82 mail sorting centers — three of…

Comment

On election night, what separated Oregon from the rest of the country?

Oregon has moved left since the ‘90s, partly because progressives have learned to fight together…