Monthly Archives: November, 2012

PIRG fundraiser fires entire bargaining team

A manager also threatens to close Portland call center as workers walk out in protest

In newly elected Senate, Merkley sees hope for filibuster reform

The Senate is paralyzed by filibuster. Now, some are pushing a simple reform: Let the debate begin

Election Day 2012 Labor wins in Oregon, Washington, and coast to coast

It was a good election year for labor in state and federal races.

USPS hiring freeze hurts veterans, postal workers say

Veterans are a fifth of the postal workforce, but USPS hasn't made permanent hires for 5 years.

Dream comes true for Union Cab

Soon, residents and visitors will be able to take a taxi driven by a union member

Hyatt signs rare “labor peace” agreement in anticipation of subsidy

UNITE HERE, the union that represents hotel workers, has reached a landmark neutrality agreement with Hyatt Hotels.

Landslide union vote at TriMet Lift

Workers at contractor First Transit vote 111-31 in favor of joining ATU Local 757.

Voters weigh in on workers rights around the nation

Unions take stands on taxation, marriage equality

At Bend hospital, support staff dump SEIU, but nurses approve new contract

The group of 600 joined SEIU 49 in 21 months ago, but never got a contract.