Employment. Labor market.
Despite offers of union concessions, Sealy will close its Portland plant in March and lay off 128.
Building trades and the Oregon AFL-CIO support the tax method freeze for big companies.
Hostess Brands goes out blaming unions for its demise
Postal elves plastered Portland’s main post office with protest signs Nov. 30.
Veterans are a fifth of the postal workforce, but USPS hasn’t made permanent hires for 5 years.
Oregon east of the Cascades is becoming one of the world’s prime locations for data centers.
Voters would first have to approve allowing a private casino just east of Portland.
Oregon unions will train state prison inmates, and build shelters for homeless.
Union officials say JH Kelly will do 85 percent of the work on a $50 million grain silo expansion.
Will Cargill grain terminal’s $100M expansion hire local union labor or low-wage out-of-town crews?