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United Auto Workers wins big at Daimler Trucks North America

A new four-year contract will raise wages more than 25% and end an unfair “two-tier” wage system that pays new hires less than senior workers.

Electric big rigs are now union-made in Portland

Daimler started producing the long-awaited eCascadia this summer, and plans to start deliveries of the all-electric big rig later this year.

Daimler Machinists: $4 raise plus essential worker bonus

Four unions at the Portland truck plant ratified new five-year agreements that raise wages $4, and hold the line on health insurance costs.

Daimler: The future of Freightliner is electric

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley got a look at Daimler's new electric trucks on a visit to a Swan Island electric fueling station .

Freightliner comes home

Daimler will make its next-generation electric Freightliner trucks in Portland, where Freightliner began … and raise starting pay $4 an hour.

Daimler AG to split in two: Mercedes, and Daimler trucks

It's part of a “pure play” trend in which publicly-traded companies focus on one line of business, so that stock correlates with its sector.

How to get unemployment benefits while you’re still employed

Up to 10,000 Portland-area workers are getting paid more while working less thanks to a layoff prevention program.

Daimler’s Portland truck plant will soon be hiring

Coming in March: Union jobs with family wages and benefits.

Back to work: Daimler truck plant opens up for a visit from retirees

A new plant manager welcomes retirees back to see their old workplace and coworkers.

Daimler Trucks withdraws from Machinists pension

But workers, and even the pension plan, could come out ahead.

Machinists rep Joe Kear retires

Kear helped reform the local Machinists union, and persuaded Daimler not to close its Portland truck plant.

DEAL: Daimler and unions reach agreement on a new 5-year contract at the Portland truck plant

Wages will rise by $3.25 an hour for the plant's 500+ workers.

Portland truck plant layoffs put Machinists pension in danger

Daimler’s Portland truck plant set a new record this summer: Fewest manufacturing jobs ever. The plant, which entered the 21st century with about 3,000...

Strike ends at Daimler’s Western Star truck plant

After 22 days, Machinists and Painters vote to accept company offer

Daimler deploys strikebreakers at Portland truck plant

A fast-moving convoy of vans and SUVs nearly ran over one picketing union member

Machinists, Painters strike Daimler Trucks

Workers have been falling behind economically while the company prospers

Daimler Trucks to lay off 250 union workers at Swan Island plant

The Portland maker of heavy-duty Western Star trucks currently has 930 union workers.

Daimler Portland adds union jobs

It seems the union workforce at Portland’s former Freightliner truck plant is competitive after all.