Unions are democratic organizations of workers — united for their own mutual aid and protection and to promote and defend the rights and interests of fellow workers. In the Union Organizing section, we report on efforts to unionize non-union workplaces, and on employer efforts to oppose unionization.

Imperfect Foods busts union

Sep 20, 2021

Another ‘progressive’ business shows its true colors. “It was the anti-union campaign I would expect from a company like Walmart or Amazon.”

Homeless nonprofit. Union-buster.

Jun 16, 2021

The publicly funded homeless nonprofit Central City Concern just beat back a union campaign. Multnomah County Commissioners are concerned.

Longview news reporters go union

May 19, 2021

Newsroom staff at The Daily News in Longview, Washington voted 6-0 to unionize with the NewsGuild in mail ballots counted May 14.

Medical interpreters unite

May 18, 2021

Oregon AFSCME will work to win better pay and standards for about 500 medical interpreters—those who translate for Medicaid patients.

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