District Council of Trade Unions

No surprise: Portland park rangers vote union

Overcoming legal obstruction by the City, rangers are now part of DCTU

Labor peace, finally, between DCTU and the City of Portland

City workers get cost-of-living, mostly, and preserve protection against outsourcing

Strike averted at City of Portland

DCTU signs off on compromise language over contracting out

After obstruction and delay, City of Portland ordered to proceed with union election for park rangers

City obstructed and delayed for a year, but now park rangers get to join DCTU

Workers consider strike after City of Portland worsens its offer

City appears in no hurry to reach deal with 1,600 workers in the DCTU

City of Portland workers reject contract

Tallied Feb. 10, the vote is 462 for and 635 against.

City of Portland workers voting on tentative contract agreement

Some members object to changes on contracting out and comp time

City of Portland reaches tentative deal with unions

Members will vote in the coming weeks whether to approve the new four-year contract

City of Portland to union rep: Get off the property

A union rep distributes buttons and talks to members, without management's permission

Strike on horizon at City of Portland

City denies vacation requests, and union gets "ready to walk"

Resolved, that the Oregon AFL-CIO will …

Delegates voted more policy resolutions than in previous years, and nearly all passed unanimously

City of Portland pushes to end protections against outsourcing

Talks with a 1,600-employee union coalition are stalled over job security — and good government

City of Portland contract talks enter mediation

Preventing a deal is a City proposal that paves the way to contracting out

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

DCTU contract expires, but no deal with City of Portland

The seven-member union coalition has requested the help of a state mediator.

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

Movement swells to dump big banks

Parallel to Occupy Wall Street, a mass movement is gaining steam to close accounts in the big banks.

DCTU reaches tentative contract with City of Portland

Following months of often contentious bargaining, a coalition of seven unions representing 1,800 city employees reached a tentative agreement with the City of Portland on a new three-year contract.