Dwain Panian goes back up the hill

Panian, 60, retired July 1 after 38 years working at the Freightliner truck plant, the last five as a Machinists rep

Freightliner comes home

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

Machinists rep Joe Kear retires

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

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.