John Sweeney, 1934-2021

Feb 17, 2021

Former national AFL-CIO president John Sweeney, who led an era of transformative change in America’s labor movement, died Feb. 1 at age 86.

You take one of us on, you take all of us on

Jun 30, 2015

Portland Jobs With Justice carried out a three-hour-long protest June 17, including a rally outside City Hall calling for a $15 minimum wage, a delegation to Skanska in support of striking ironworkers, and the brief

‘Right-to-work’ initiative dropped

Mar 6, 2014

Sponsors of two anti-union initiative petitions — including a so-called right-to-work measure for public employees — have agreed to withdraw their measures aimed at the Oregon ballot in November. In exchange, a labor-backed coalition that

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