Oregon Convention Center

Metro privatizes AV at Oregon Convention Center

On Dec. 18, a week before Christmas, all seven part-time AV technicians at the publicly-owned event space were laid off.

Metro pushes to privatize Convention Center AV department

The Metro regional government wants to contract out audio/visual jobs at the Oregon Convention Center - jobs that are currently held by union workers.

Now open to the public, the Portland Hyatt Regency Convention Center was largely union-built

The hotel opened Dec. 19– on budget, and ahead of schedule.

New Convention Center hotel will be union built

And likely union operated, as Hyatt signs a neutrality agreement with UNITE HERE Local 8

Labor Day: It’s about solidarity

When unions stand together to move an agenda, great things happen for workers.

All signs point to a union-built convention center hotel

Metro's "statement of principles" asks the developer to use union workers