Monthly Archives: November, 2018

Hawthorne Burgerville becomes the third to formally unionize

Meanwhile, Burgerville has agreed to no tangible improvements since contract bargaining began in May.

OHSU fights effort by grad student researchers to unionize

They work over 50 hours a week doing lab research, but OHSU says they're students, not workers.

Retired union welder gives $500,000 to Shriners Hospital

Duke Mitchell worked, saved, and invested, and now, at 96, has set an extraordinary example of giving.

Topping-out ceremony at new Multnomah County courthouse

The steel framework on the new courthouse is near completion.

A night of wins for working people

Around the nation and in Oregon and Washington, union political efforts bore fruit on election night.

ILWU elects new leadership

Members of the West Coast longshore and warehouse union elected their first-ever black president, Willie Adams.

Workers vote to unionize at Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare

About 270 mental health and addiction recovery workers unionized with Oregon AFSCME in a series of elections held in October and November.

Multnomah County is opposing a union effort by on-call and temp workers

Just because managers might categorize workers as "temp" or "on-call" doesn't make that accurate.