At the Oregon Legislature: A Robust Labor Agenda

Feb 28, 2017

Labor muscle helped elect many of Oregon’s legislators. Now Oregon unions are mobilizing behind an agenda of fair taxes, good jobs, and expanded protections for workers rights. Here are some recent highlights.

Huge tenant win at Portland City Council

Feb 14, 2017

It’s the closest thing to rent control: All but the smallest landlords will pay tenants a relocation fee of up to $4,500 if they raise rent more than 10 percent or issue a no-cause eviction.

Lynn R. Lehrbach, 1937-2017

Feb 14, 2017

The career union rep worked on civil rights for the UAW, and later served as political director for Teamsters Joint Council 37.

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