Oregon’s Worker Freedom Act survives court challenge

May 21, 2010

Oregon’s Worker Freedom Act has survived its first court challenge. In a May 6 ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Michael Mosman dismissed a lawsuit by two business groups that wanted the union-authored state law struck

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

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