Employment. Labor market.
TriMet says the $1.5 billion project will create up to 14,500 jobs by its September 2015 finish.
Laborers Local 483 members turn out for a protest near Legacy hospital.
The contract for a new police station went to an out-of-state, nonunion electrical contractor.
The St. Johns facility was the last Oregon manufacturer of cans.
The short-lived, briefly-union bar closed its doors Oct. 29.
It seems the union workforce at Portland’s former Freightliner truck plant is competitive after all.
Kaiser’s new hospital in Hillsboro is being constructed all-union, and will operate union too.
Two bills signed March 24 will extend unemployment benefits to Oregonians still looking for work.
Plumbers and Fitters Local 290 has opened its training center to students from the Tigard-Tualatin School District.
Oregon AFL-CIO sponsored a March 7 “Jobs Rally” on the Oregon Capitol steps