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.
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.
The six-union agreement runs through July 1, 2020.
Strikers got symbolic support from the laundry’s customers and from Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek.
The vote was 1,220 to 68, overwhelmingly in favor.
New System Laundry wants to pay minimum wage, and double the amount workers contribute to health insurance.
The publicly funded non-profit has adopted a ‘right-to work’ stance.
TriMet included approximately 40 union proposals in its final offer, and that proved to be enough to clinch the deal.
The deal with the City of Portland delivers long-overdue raises and more gender parity.