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.

ATU reaches deal at TriMet

Nov 15, 2017

TriMet included approximately 40 union proposals in its final offer, and that proved to be enough to clinch the deal.

Strike at Lane County

Oct 31, 2017

A week-long strike shuts county clinics and dumps in a dispute over pay and health care.

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