IBEW Local 89

Oregon Legislative workers get first union contract

The bargaining unit covers all legislative assistants supporting elected officials in the Oregon Legislature, between 90 and 180 workers.

Cremation service workers unionize

Represented by IBEW Local 89, the new unit includes six funeral directors and office coordinators at Neptune Cremation in Happy Valley.

Oregon legislative aides become first in nation to unionize

Oregon’s Democratic and Republican state legislators may not agree on much, but their staff agree on something big: They want a union.

IBEW 89 warns labor strife may be coming with purchaser of Frontier

It took 10 weeks to get bargaining dates with Ziply Fiber, and then the company was a no-show at the first scheduled bargaining session.

Union vote set for Oregon legislative aides

Ballots will be counted May 28 to determine if a group of 180 legislative assistants who work for individual Oregon lawmakers want a union.

Staff at the Oregon Legislature can unionize, Board rules

Plans can now go forward for a union election among roughly 180 legislative assistants who work for individual Oregon lawmakers.

Oregon Justice Department says legislative workers can’t unionize

Legislative aides don’t have the right to unionize after all, says Oregon's Attorney General in objections on behalf of the Legislature.

Oregon legislative staffers unionize with IBEW 89

It's the first union of legislative staff in the country. The 110 employees work for both Democratic and Republican legislators.

A union for Oregon legislative staff?

Oregon legislative aides are seeking to unionize with IBEW Local 89 in what could be the first union of legislative staff in the nation.

Frontier Communications to close dispatch center in Beaverton, laying off 57 workers

The dispatch center will close April 11, impacting members of IBEW Local 89.

Will Google Fiber be installed union in Portland?

The company's $300 million high-speed Internet rollout could spell years of work for hundreds of union linemen.

Union drive begins at DirecTV

Up to 400 technicians in Oregon and Washington could join IBEW