Providence Health System

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.

The software that ate my paycheck

What’s behind the incredible string of payroll ‘errors’ at Fred Meyer, Providence, and the State of Oregon?

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.

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.

Union win at Providence Home Health

About 165 workers at Providence Home Health and Hospice have joined the Oregon Nurses Association after a 123-31 vote April 14.

Three more Providence units move to unionize

At Providence women’s clinics, Providence Home Health and Hospice, and Providence Medford Medical Center, workers will vote on unionizing.

Nurses are getting vocal

Hospitals don’t seem to be taking aggressive action to address overwork and unsafe staffing levels, which is leading to a vicious cycle of burnout.

Nurses approve a new contract in first of three Providence hospital votes

A bargaining unit of 233 nurses at Providence Willamette Falls in Oregon City voted to ratify a new contract, in ballots counted July 11. 

Providence nurses reject tentative agreement

If they don't reach a deal soon, Oregon Nurses Association members could strike at three Providence hospitals July 11.

Providence St. Vincent nurses are ready to strike

After more than six months of unsuccessful bargaining, about 1,600 ONA-represented nurses could walk off the job with 10 days notice.

Strike vote at Providence St. Vincent

A unit of 1,600 nurses at Providence St. Vincent hospital in Southwest Portland will vote April 19 to May 3 on whether to authorize a strike.

Over 700 Providence nurses rally in show of unity

Providence nurses want staffing ratios, adequate breaks, affordable health insurance, and adequate pay increases.

Nurses say strike could be coming at Providence

Two years into the pandemic, nurses at Providence health facilities statewide are at a breaking point. Will Providence listen?

Providence Milwaukie signs first union contract

Providence Health System fought against the union of housekeepers and CNAs at every stage in their three-year campaign to win improvements.

Over 800 Providence hospital workers lose their union over one smudged ballot

It’s the latest decision by Trump appointees on the NLRB who seem determined to reverse labor rights reforms of the Obama era.

Hospital support workers unionize – by one vote – at Providence Portland

In a real-life demonstration that every vote counts, support staff at Providence Portland hospital have won a union by a single vote — after an on-again, off-again campaign that goes back 20 years.