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.
The DCTU union coalition declared impasse Sept. 27.
A staffing agency buses in Nabisco’s Monterrey workforce, who work 12 hour shifts for under $2 an hour.
Bargaining for over 1,000 employees has been going on since Jan. 5 without success.
WPAS, which does business with union health and pension trusts, fired 10 members of Seattle-based OPEIU Local 8.
After seven months without a contract, 95 workers who administer health and pension benefits for Pacific Northwest union members walked off the job Aug. 23.
This is the third time in a row that bargaining between TriMet and Local 757 has reached deadlock.
Though several other City of Portland bargaining units have ratified new contracts, District Council of Trade Unions is headed to mediation with the City.
Profitable Georgia-Pacific proposed a two-tier wage and benefit system, and a slew of other concessions.
Oregon AFSCME’s new two-year contract covers 3,000 employees at 14 state agencies.
Nurses at PeaceHealth Peace Harbor hospital approved a new three-year union contract Aug. 3.