Charlie Hales

Portland union leaders share concerns with mayor about City contract, union-busting

The mayor discussed City contract talks, and his opposition to the police commanding officers union

Unanimous City Council: Portland workers will have sick leave

How a labor and community alliance improved life for over 250,000 workers

Unions wary as Portland bargaining begins amid plans for cuts

Job security will be a top concern in bargaining between the City of Portland and a union coalition

Mayor-elect Hales to grocers: ‘No one wins in a race to the bottom’

Hales spoke to union grocery workers before a scheduled round of bargaining.

Unions start to weigh in on Portland mayor’s race

AFSCME 189, the largest City union, backs Jefferson Smith, while IBEW 48 favors Eileen Brady.

Labor Council hosts first mayoral debate

Northwest Oregon Labor Council, AFL-CIO, hosted the first joint appearance of the 2012 Portland mayor campaign.