AFSCME Local 328

Hillsboro hospital outsources housekeeping and food service

More than 50 housekeepers and food service workers are being offered jobs at a contractor, Compass One Healthcare. They may be better off.

Is OHSU trying to weasel out of promised raises?

Just weeks after AFSCME Local 328 ratified a contract with Oregon Health & Science University, management is violating the terms of the deal.

OHSU workers ratify contract

AFSCME Local 328’s new agreement guarantees across-the-board raises of 7% in year one and 5% in years two and three.

AFSCME reaches tentative agreement with OHSU

If ratified by members, it would include across-the-board raises of 7%, 5%, and 5% over three years, and ratification bonuses.

Potential strike draws closer at OHSU

More than 7,000 AFSCME-represented workers at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) could strike as soon as Oct. 7.

OHSU bargaining continues, and so does picketing

AFSCME and Oregon Health and Science University management have reached several tentative agreements, but have not settled on wage increases.

AFSCME holds firm on raises in OHSU bargaining

After 17 weeks of bargaining and some tentative agreements, economics are a key sticking point between OHSU and AFSCME.

Health care workers on the front lines

As hospitals prepare for an expected surge in serious respiratory illnesses from the coronavirus, medical staff are sounding the alarm.

OHSU admits to trolling AFSCME, agrees to full investigation

An outside attorney will interview dozens of OHSU employees to determine if other members of the management bargaining team took part in deceptive trolling.

Workers at OHSU ratify new deal after managers outed for trolling

Over 6,000 workers will get $1,000 bonuses and raises totaling 9.5% in new three-year deal.

Troll on the Hill

At OHSU, a union volunteer uncovered management bargaining team members engaging in obscene social media trolling, leading to the resignation of OHSU's director of human resources.

AFSCME Local 328 declares impasse at OHSU

A strike authorization vote will be held Aug. 19-29 if a settlement hasn’t been reached.

Union to OHSU: Health workers need sick days

As an early signal that they’re unwilling to make concessions in their next union contract, over 1,000 AFSCME Local 328 supporters rallied June 13 at OHSU.

Oregon unions endorse Ballot Measure 91 to legalize marijuana

Most unions are taking no position, but UFCW and two AFSCME locals recommend a yes vote

New union storefront on Barbur

OHSU Local 328, AFSCME’s largest, buys nearby storefront

Three-year pact raises pay for 5,300 AFSCME members at OHSU

But gains are smaller for members who participate in PERS.

We are the 99 percent: Unions get behind the Occupy movement

Unions line up in support of Occupy Wall Street as the movement explodes.