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.
Local Painters union members have been falling behind for a generation. They’re not gonna take it any more.
The snack-maker, flush with profits amid a snack boom, is demanding further concessions from its main union.
Providence Health System fought against the union of housekeepers and CNAs at every stage in their three-year campaign to win improvements.
It took 10 weeks to get bargaining dates with Ziply Fiber, and then the company was a no-show at the first scheduled bargaining session.
Faculty at the Oregon Institute of Technology were the last at any Oregon public university to unionize … and the first to strike.
IPS repairs electric motors and generators. Pay under the Metal Trades Council contracts runs from $22 to $33 an hour.
OFNHP says understaffing is leading to high turnover at in Sunnyside’s Emergency Department—40 nurses (57%) have left in the last year.
The agreement also commits Avamere to union neutrality, which would speed unionization at more nursing homes and assisted living centers.
As contract arbitration neared, TriMet management dropped its proposal to eliminate its apprenticeship program for bus mechanics.
Even with the agreement ratified and signed, the hospital’s management can’t resist taking potshots at the union.