Laborers union campaign at BrucePac becomes test case

Apr 2, 2010

By DON McINTOSH, Associate Editor Two business groups, Associated Oregon Industries (AOI) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, have chosen a union campaign at Silverton, Oregon, headquartered BrucePac as the test case in their lawsuit

Union members running for seats in May 19 special election

May 15, 2009

Local unions hope to get some of their own elected in Oregon’s May 19 special election, which fills low-profile non-partisan positions like school boards and port commissions. AFSCME member Scott Bailey, regional economist for Southwest

Portland Public Schools backs off hardline stance

Feb 15, 2008

Portland Public Schools (PPS) appears ready to bury the hatchet after a long-running standoff with three of its unions. On Feb. 5, PPS announced a tentative agreement on a new contract with Amalgamated Transit Union

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