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.

Grocery workers ready to walk in 3 states

Sep 5, 2019

Members of UFCW in Oregon, Washington, and California have voted overwhelmingly to authorize strikes if contract bargaining with big grocery chains fails to produce acceptable union contracts.

Troll on the Hill

Aug 16, 2019

At OHSU, a union volunteer uncovered management bargaining team members engaging in obscene social media trolling, leading to the resignation of OHSU’s director of human resources.

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