Powells Books

Powell’s Books workers to vote on tentative deal

The deal sets a base wage of at least $18 an hour after a year of employment and allows negotiations if Portland’s minimum wage meets that.

Powell’s workers hold Labor Day strike

Members of ILWU Local 5 at Powell’s Books held a one-day strike Sept. 4 to protest alleged bad-faith bargaining by the company.

Powell’s workers plan Labor Day strike

Powell's workers say is the company is refusing to bargain in good faith and ask the public not to shop there in-store or online that day.

Powell’s workers press for recall

The Powell’s Books union contract offers laid off workers recall rights when jobs reappear, but the CEO says those recall rights have expired.

Union label: The ultimate hard-to-find gift

Ten gift ideas for goods and services brought to you by local union members.