Worker safety
The 10 most DANGEROUS jobs in America

The 10 most DANGEROUS jobs in America

Logging and fishing top the list.…

OSHA silica rule: just a few more months, maybe

OSHA silica rule: just a few more months, maybe

Exposed workers are dying, but business groups howl at the expense of prevention…

Toxic homes leave firefighters fighting cancer as well as flames

Toxic homes leave firefighters fighting cancer as well as flames

Union pushes for protective laws and better decontamination practices…

OR-FACE Program tracks and investigates work-related deaths

Logging was Oregon's most fatal industry in 2011…

Unions remember fallen workers

Unions remember fallen workers

Thirty-nine workers died in job-related accidents in Oregon in 2013. …

Collective Bargaining

PSU profs say new contract is Step 1 in combatting creeping corporatization

Greater job security, and modest raises, will help stabilize faculty …

Professors get contract after PSU drops takeaway demands

Averting a strike, new AAUP contract improves salaries and job security…

Behind the startling reversal at Portland Public Schools: Looking back at the almost-strike

Behind the startling reversal at Portland Public Schools: Looking back at the almost-strike

As strike neared, district faced unified teachers backed by broad public support …

Strike averted at City of Portland

Strike averted at City of Portland

DCTU signs off on compromise language over contracting out…

Jobs

Union investment brings new development, jobs to Portland

The $43.2 million six-story apartment complex will be built 100 percent union…

Clark County

IBEW’s Ed Barnes a finalist for Clark County Commission seat

Barnes is third in line to replace Steve Stuart…

Comment

No profit is worth the cost of our lives

We must recommit to making our workplaces safer …

Proposed Water District ballot measure: Unions say ‘No’

The measure has so many flaws that it's hard to list them all.…

Community

Iron Workers step up to the plate in Oregon City

Volunteers build a baseball practice facility for Oregon City High School.…

In Memoriam

Phil Parker, 1946-2014

The retired IBEW Local 48 officer was head of the SW Washington Labor Roundtable…