Legacy Health Systems

Streak of union wins at Legacy

An extraordinary wave of union organizing in the Legacy Health system continued in recent weeks, with three more units voting to unionize.

Doctors vote to unionize at six Legacy hospitals

Support was overwhelming in the votes to join the Pacific Northwest Hospital Medicine Association, a union for physicians that formed in 2015.

Doctors want a union at Legacy Health

All told, 235 doctors, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants would unionize at all eight hospitals.

OHSU is slow with raises. But can afford to buy Legacy.

If the public teaching hospital buys the private health system, it would eclipse Intel as the largest metro-area employer.


Nurses are burned out and quitting the profession like never before. One psychiatric nurse shares why she quit her job at Unity.

As strike neared, Legacy Health Systems settled with SEIU Local 49

1,100 hospital workers at Legacy Emanuel and Good Samaritan were set to walk out July 15; instead they ratified a five-year contract.

NLRB: Legacy must recognize union

Legacy Health asked the NLRB to annul a nurse union vote at Unity Behavioral Health, but all three Trump appointees rejected its legal appeal.

Legacy appeals nurses’ union victory at Unity Center for Behavioral Health

The non-profit hospital chain is rolling the dice hoping the Trump labor board will strike down a union win.

Psychiatric nurses at Legacy’s Unity Center vote overwhelmingly to unionize

Supporters say they want a union in part to create a safer environment for patients and staff.

Oregon Nurses Association joins American Federation of Teachers

ONA says the move will enhance nurses' voice in an era of hospital consolidation and cost-cutting