Oregon Employment Relations Board

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.

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 governor populates boards with labor figures; D Pei Wu departs Portland JwJ

Oregon Supreme Court ruling expands union grievance rights

Workers can’t be denied union grievance rights just because they’re pursuing outside legal action.

OSU grad students crash donor party

Oregon State University is refusing to recognize a union of graduate research assistants.

ATU seeks to overturn TriMet’s win in contract arbitration

Though an arbitrator sided with TriMet, the union says some contract provisions are illegal.

University of Oregon backs off its challenge to faculty union

United Academics is certified after Governor Kitzhaber weighs in.

Oregon Employment Relations Board rules against TriMet

ERB says TriMet owes workers retroactive wage increases.

Oregon Senate confirms Kitzhaber appointees

Dozens of Kitzhaber appointees were confirmed, including including a handful important to labor.