Oregon Nurses Association

PeaceHealth offer would lock in lower pay for home care

Home care RNs have a critical decision to make: agree to be paid less than hospital nurses, or go on strike a second time for equal pay. 

Home care nurse strike ends without deal

PeaceHealth hired strikebreakers to temporarily replace home health and hospice nurses during the strike.

PeaceHealth deploys home health nurse strikebreakers in Eugene

Registered nurses who provide home care service for PeaceHealth Sacred Heart started a two-week strike Feb. 10.

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.

Eugene-area hospice and home care nurses set to strike Feb. 10

More than 90 registered nurses at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Home Care Service near Eugene expect to begin a two-week strike at 7 a.m. Feb. 10.

Another 600 employees unionize at OHSU

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

Springfield home health nurses ready to strike over wage disparity with hospital nurses

About 90 home health nurses are ready to strike if PeaceHealth Sacred Heart refuses to pay them the same as counterparts inside the hospital.

PeaceHealth moves ahead with the closure of Eugene’s only hospital

Over the objection of unions and Governor Kotek, the Vancouver-based hospital chain is closing most units at its Eugene hospital as of Dec. 1

Astoria nurses get deal a day after vote to strike

After eight months of bargaining and an overwhelming strike vote, nurses at Columbia Memorial Health reached agreement for a new contract.

Doctors want a union at Legacy Health

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

OHSU averts nurse strike with $20.67/hour raise

The agreement with Oregon Nurses Association covers almost 3,200 nurses there. It also sets safe staffing standards and improves safety.

PeaceHealth wants to close the only hospital in Eugene

The Sacred Heart Medical Center University District closure would need the approval of the Oregon Health Authority.

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.

Providence settles with nurses

Two of the three bargaining units that held a five-day strike in June now have significant pay raises, more time off, and safer staffing.

Striking Providence nurses back to bargaining

Joint mediation with Providence Portland, Providence Seaside, and Providence Home Health and Hospice is scheduled for Aug. 9.

Still no deal after five-day nurse strike at Providence

Oregon’s first nurse strike in decades built solidarity and prompted legal questions about the use of strikebreakers. But no contract, yet.

Nurses pursue class action after payroll foulup at Eastern Oregon hospitals

Try to claw back money from paychecks without our permission? We’ll see you in court, say members of Oregon Nurses Association.


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

Three units of Providence nurses set to strike

Nearly 1,800 nurses and clinicians may strike June 19 at Providence Portland, Providence Seaside, and Providence Home Health and Hospice.