Portland International Airport

Airport wheelchair attendants for United added to union

As of last month, every wheelchair attendant at Portland International Airport belongs to a union — SEIU Local 49.

At Portland airport, sitting for the right to sit

Airport contractor Bags Inc. orders wheelchair attendants to remain standing when not assisting passengers.

Workers petition for a prayer room at the Portland airport

The Port of Portland is exploring the possibility of dedicating a temporary space for prayer at the airport in time for Ramadan.

PDX tells service contractors to increase PTO

More than 1,000 service workers at Portland International Airport will get a bump in their paid time off accrual this summer.

What do airport workers want? Raises that beat inflation

Portland International Airport workers represented by IBEW Local 48 and Laborers Local 483 are tired of working without raises.

Raising the roof

Union members are getting experience with mass timber at Portland International Airport's new terminal roof.

Portland Airport implements new $15 wage floor

The new policy would raise wages above $16.55 for 900 service workers in January 2022. SEIU Local 49 calls that too little too late.

Union-bashing Willamette Week tramples the facts in airport story

That story about the union that wants to raise prices and rid the airport of small businesses? Fake news.

UNITE HERE calls first contract a big victory for Portland airport food service workers

Wages will rise $1.40 an hour, and workers will get major scheduling improvements

Baggage handlers at PDX vote to join Machinists Union

Workers at ABM Onsite Services West cite low wages, lack of training, and job safety

Port of Portland passes new ‘social equity’ policy

New airline service contractors will have to hire 80% of their workers from the previous contractor

Portland airport shop workers want a union too

Workers at the Portland airport Kiehl’s, Rich’s News, Oregonian, and The Market want a union

Port to weigh PDX worker reforms

Port Commission will hear proposal for “worker retention” at March 11 meeting