Oregon Health and Science University

Another 600 employees unionize at OHSU

Over 600 nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician associates are joining Oregon Nurses Association.

OHSU lab workers launch union drive

If at least half sign cards within six months, state law requires OHSU to recognize a union for about 2,000 workers in its laboratories.

Strike vote at OHSU

If they authorize a strike, almost 3,200 nurses represented by the Oregon Nurses Association could walk out as soon as Sept. 28.

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.

Hillsboro hospital outsources housekeeping and food service

More than 50 housekeepers and food service workers are being offered jobs at a contractor, Compass One Healthcare. They may be better off.

OHSU postdocs want to join Oregon AFSCME

On April 7, a majority of about 240 eligible “postdoc” research staff signed union authorization cards and asked for a union election.

Is OHSU trying to weasel out of promised raises?

Just weeks after AFSCME Local 328 ratified a contract with Oregon Health & Science University, management is violating the terms of the deal.

OHSU workers ratify contract

AFSCME Local 328’s new agreement guarantees across-the-board raises of 7% in year one and 5% in years two and three.

AFSCME reaches tentative agreement with OHSU

If ratified by members, it would include across-the-board raises of 7%, 5%, and 5% over three years, and ratification bonuses.

Potential strike draws closer at OHSU

More than 7,000 AFSCME-represented workers at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) could strike as soon as Oct. 7.

OHSU bargaining continues, and so does picketing

AFSCME and Oregon Health and Science University management have reached several tentative agreements, but have not settled on wage increases.

AFSCME holds firm on raises in OHSU bargaining

After 17 weeks of bargaining and some tentative agreements, economics are a key sticking point between OHSU and AFSCME.

Doctors-in-training at OHSU win contract

Members of a unit of 850 medical interns, residents and fellows have ratified their first union contract since joining Oregon AFSCME in 2019.

OHSU Hillsboro hospital workers unionize

The group of 448 workers voted more than 2-1 to unionize with Oregon AFSCME. The hospital says it will work collaboratively with the union.

Health care workers on the front lines

As hospitals prepare for an expected surge in serious respiratory illnesses from the coronavirus, medical staff are sounding the alarm.

OHSU grad workers win first contract

The unanimously ratified contract includes an immediate $80-a-month increase, three annual raises of 3%, dependent health coverage, and caps hours of work.

OHSU admits to trolling AFSCME, agrees to full investigation

An outside attorney will interview dozens of OHSU employees to determine if other members of the management bargaining team took part in deceptive trolling.

Graduate employees are workers too

Oregon university officials are pulling out all the stops to devalue and disrespect graduate student workers. 

Physicians-in-training unionize at OHSU

About 830 doctors are about to become members of Oregon AFSCME.

Workers at OHSU ratify new deal after managers outed for trolling

Over 6,000 workers will get $1,000 bonuses and raises totaling 9.5% in new three-year deal.