Mt. Hood college, faculty reach last-minute contract

A late-breaking contract settlement averted a planned strike at Mt. Hood Community College.

I-5 bridge design gets thumbs up from construction unions

Building trades unions reacted favorably to the April 25 announcement by governors John Kitzhaber of Oregon and Chris Gregoire of Washington.

May 17 ballot measures could put union members to work

Local union groups are supporting two Portland Public Schools property tax measures and several school board candidates.

Bob Tiernan will oversee bargaining at Dosha Salon

Newly unionized Dosha Salon and Spa hired former Oregon Republican Party chair Bob Tiernan to oversee bargaining.

2,500 rally in Portland for jobs and the middle class

Union members, faith groups, and community allies call for fairness, jobs, and saving social safety net.

Dosha salon employees vote to join CWA 7901

Dosha Salon became the first local business of its kind to unionize March 30.

Portland school teachers ratify new contract

A belt-tightening union contract wasn’t good enough for well-connected critics at a March 7 school board meeting.

The new face of labor? Dosha Salon votes whether to unionize

Dosha Salon and Spa could become the first salon in Portland to go union in recent times.

Danner Boot lays off 90

Most of those let go were members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555.

Building trades miffed at Metro for bypassing Shiprack

Building trades unions are miffed that the Metro Council didn't appoint Bob Shiprack to a vacant seat in District 6.

Conciliator has TriMet and ATU talking after threat of strike

Amid threats of a wildcat transit strike, a state conciliator on Jan. 28 made headway.