Union members running for office

Apr 15, 2020

A handful of union members are running for office on Oregon’s May 19 primary ballot, and thanks to the Oregon Labor Candidate School, they know how to campaign.

Lessons in a time of crisis

Apr 15, 2020

Oregon AFL-CIO president Graham Trainor says thinking must begin now about the plan for rebuilding our economy, communities, and workplaces in stronger, more resilient ways.

New hands at helm of nurses union

Apr 15, 2020

Sarah Laslett joins ONA after 17 years as a labor educator. Her priorities will be organizing, empowering stewards, and bargaining for the common good.

Jeff Merkley talks COVID-19

Apr 9, 2020

The U.S. Senator says even the $2 trillion package Congress just passed won’t be enough to deal with the economic implosion.

Congress to the rescue

Apr 1, 2020

At 883 pages, the recently passed stimulus package is a complicated $2 trillion piece of legislation. Here are its key provisions.

Union, by the book

Apr 1, 2020

Elliott Bay Books in Seattle voluntarily recognized a new union March 13 — one day after employees announced they were forming it.

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