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.
Profitable printer maker wants to cut disability benefit even after workers agreed to freeze pension.
UNITE HERE is calling for a boycott of Hyatt hotels nationwide.
The County drops takeback demands, and agrees to flextime, worker-manager ratios and modest raises.
Nine days after voting to strike at Pacific Power, IBEW Local 125 members ratified a new contract.
Supporters will go to the union salon for a haircut, and show their union colors.
150 workers at a Wilsonville Xerox plant have been working without a contract since July.
If no agreement is reached, workers expect to strike or be locked out the day after Labor Day.
Twenty-two workers at Free Geek, a local computer recycler, ratified their first union contract July 19.
Union bargainers agree — for the first time — to give up fully-paid health coverage.
At a paper mill in Wauna, Oregon, USW ratified Georgia-Pacific’s final contract proposal.