American Medical Response

Washington County picks AMR, dumps nonunion ambulance firm

County commissioners voted Feb. 21 to end a decades-long relationship with MetroWest and go with American Medical Response starting July 1.

Washington County could pick a union ambulance firm

For the first time in decades, American Medical Response (AMR) has a chance to outbid anti-union Metro West.

Teamsters reach agreement with American Medical Response

Over 600 ambulance crew members are voting on a a tentative agreement that brings more predictable schedules, more paid time off and raises.

For paramedics, assaults become part of the job

Assaults on paramedics and EMTs have changed the nature of a job for workers who didn’t historically face on-the-job violence.

New Teamsters contract at AMR raises wages 21 percent over four years

The 600-member unit provides ambulance service to Multnomah and Clackamas counties in Oregon, and Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington.

Multnomah County drops workload language in new ambulance contract

Commissioner Loretta Smith was the lone vote against a contract with AMR, opposed by Teamsters, that eliminates a method of limiting workload.

Teamsters ratify four-year contract at AMR

AMR provides ambulance service to four metro-area counties

Clackamas County commissioners have harsh words for Teamsters, AMR

Tootie Smith pledges to shine a light on union tactics until her dying days.

After change of heart, Bernard lets union-represented AMR keep Clackamas County ambulance contract

Teamsters think it was Bernard who put the existing contract out for competition.