Teamsters Local 305

Teamsters pause funeral home union campaign but expect to re-file

The campaign aims to unionize local workers at the largest provider of funeral and cemetery services in North America.

Funeral home chain could go union

Teamsters Local 305 has launched a union campaign for undertakers employed by Service Corporation International in Oregon and Washington.

Trades workers ratify contract at Home Forward

The three-year contract covers 56 trades workers. It raises starting pay $9 an hour on average and adds new safety provisions. 

Portland Ridwell workers ask for union election with Teamsters Local 305

Ridwell provides curbside collection of hard to recycle items like batteries, plastic clamshell containers, lightbulbs, and more.

Daimler Machinists: $4 raise plus essential worker bonus

Four unions at the Portland truck plant ratified new five-year agreements that raise wages $4, and hold the line on health insurance costs.

COVID-19 prevention leads Daimler to close Portland truck plant

The closure impacts roughly 700 members of four unions, and comes amid concerns that workers can't all maintain six feet distance.

Daimler’s Portland truck plant will soon be hiring

Coming in March: Union jobs with family wages and benefits.

Back to work: Daimler truck plant opens up for a visit from retirees

A new plant manager welcomes retirees back to see their old workplace and coworkers.

DEAL: Daimler and unions reach agreement on a new 5-year contract at the Portland truck plant

Wages will rise by $3.25 an hour for the plant's 500+ workers.

Uber unleashed

Portland sets up "separate but unequal" system for taxis to compete at a disadvantage with Uber

Teach a kid to fish …

Union volunteers are a big part of the annual Klineline Kids Fish-In in Vancouver, Washington

Daimler deploys strikebreakers at Portland truck plant

A fast-moving convoy of vans and SUVs nearly ran over one picketing union member

Machinists, Painters strike Daimler Trucks

Workers have been falling behind economically while the company prospers

Daimler Trucks to lay off 250 union workers at Swan Island plant

The Portland maker of heavy-duty Western Star trucks currently has 930 union workers.

Daimler Portland adds union jobs

It seems the union workforce at Portland’s former Freightliner truck plant is competitive after all.

More workers fired for Facebook postings

A Frito-Lay worker is fired after complaining about a supervisor on Facebook.

Portland cabbies stage wildcat strike at Broadway Cab

In a series of job actions, over 100 Broadway Cab drivers oppose a money grab by the company.