Columbia River Crossing

Mixed bag for labor in Oregon’s short legislative session

No big gains, but no setbacks either.

Kitzhaber sets March deadline to decide future of I-5 bridge

Building trades council is urging support for bridge.

All labor-backed candidates for Vancouver City Council win

Genetic food labeling initiative I-522 fails

Columbia River Crossing showing signs of life

Officials are still looking into the financially viability of an “Oregon only” project.

Coalition calls for scaled-down phased-in I-5 bridge over the Columbia

Three pages worth of names sign a letter calling for "phased option"

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

Columbia River Crossing: Dead in the water

The I-5 bridge project, along with promised construction jobs, ran aground in the Washington Senate.

Oregon Legislature says ‘Build the Bridge!’

Lawmakers authorize $450 million for I-5 Bridge Replacement.

Oregon Building Trades backs bill to build new bridge

House Bill 2800 would allow the state to borrow up to $450 million

Labor readies agenda for the 2013 Oregon Legislature

On the agenda: Columbia River Crossing, public sector union-busting, prevailing wage, and PERS.

Oregon AFL-CIO 52nd Convention

At a time when labor is under attack, delegates put aside differences to declare “We are one”