Nonunion workers are on their own. Union workers bargain collectively with their employers. In the Collective Bargaining section, we report on all aspects of that: negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations; impasses, lockouts, and strikes; and tentative agreements, votes, and ratification of new union contracts.
School bus drivers say they shouldn’t be earning $5 an hour less than school district truck drivers who transport food.
A new four-year contract will raise wages $4.35 an hour.
The three-year deal covers about 800 workers and is the culmination of a joint campaign by AFT-Oregon and American Association of University Professors.
Nurses will get breaks without leaving patients unattended.
Tired of being disrespected, shipyard workers are demanding a family-friendly work week.
The long-delayed agreement also raises pay 8 percent and adds an extra day to the school year.
AFSCME Local 88’s new contract keeps up with inflation and attempts to address racial equity.
More than 1,000 employees in Portland and Puget Sound have been working under the terms of an extended master collective bargaining agreement that expired Sept. 1, 2017.
IATSE wants the public to know Sinclair Broadcasting is refusing to commit that KATU will continue to produce local news.
PAT negotiators say they’re hopeful they can formalize the deal Thursday.