Multnomah County

New union agreement at Multnomah County

AFSCME Local 88’s new contract keeps up with inflation and attempts to address racial equity.

Multnomah County breaks ground on all-union courthouse project

The state’s largest public works project of recent years will employ over 500 building trades workers by the time it’s complete in 2020.

Unionist Amanda Schroeder wants to fight for East Multnomah County

The candidate for Multnomah County Commission is looking to succeed Diane McKeel.

Teamster Lehrbach and AFGE’s Schroeder to vie for Multnomah County Board seat

They will face Chamber of Commerce activist Lori Stegmann.

Multnomah County commits to $15 minimum wage for all employees

About 400 temps and on-call workers would also reach $15 in 2016

Multnomah County workers ratify new contract with $15 minimum wage

About 160 workers will get raises under the new minimum

AFSCME Local 88 closing in on agreement with Multnomah County

The County rebuffs catch-up-to-inflation proposals, but drops a demand for health benefits change

Multnomah County workers union backs Francesconi over Kafoury for chair

Members find Francesconi's concern for the poor compelling.

New leadership at AFSCME Local 88

The union of Multnomah County workers faces a political election and contract bargaining in 2014

Convention Center hotel closer to breaking ground

Hyatt would be neutral toward hotel workers unionizing.

Unanimous City Council: Portland workers will have sick leave

How a labor and community alliance improved life for over 250,000 workers

Multnomah County Chair Cogen steps in to settle union contract

The County drops takeback demands, and agrees to flextime, worker-manager ratios and modest raises.