In a stand for the middle class, Machinists reject Boeing offer

Highly profitable Boeing wanted a long-term deal with anemic raise and an end to pension

Machinists in national organizing drive at Oregon’s Jeld-Wen

The Justice for Jeld-Wen Workers campaign is active in 15 states

2,300 workers at Precision Castparts vote June 7 on unionization

PCC is waging a by-the-book anti-union campaign against the Machinists

A dozen unions plan to boycott 2012 Democratic convention

Building trades unions are unhappy with the choice of anti-union North Carolina for the convention.

Bowtech abuses continue, Machinists say

The Eugene hunting bow maker breaks terms of a legal settlement, IAM alleges.

How to tell summer is here: It’s union picnic season

This year in the Portland area, union picnic season gets under way next weekend, continues throughout the summer, culminates Labor Day with the area’s biggest union picnic (the Northwest Oregon Labor Council picnic at Oaks Park), and wraps up the weekend after that for several unions.

Judge hears NLRB complaint vs. Boeing over South Carolina move

NLRB’s case against Boeing goes to the heart of workers’ right to strike.

NLRB sees unprecedented political interference in Boeing case

Imagine if the EPA tried to fine BP for the Gulf oil spill … Congress was a call to repeal the law.

Senators to NLRB: Don’t cave to GOP pressure on Boeing

Ten U.S. senators in asking the National Labor Relations Board to ignore political pressure.

Why workers fell out of love with Boeing

In the last 15 years, Boeing downsized, reorganized, merged, digitalized, and outsourced. The result: Employees are disenchanted and less committed to the company.