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.
A union campaign that began in the wake of a stabbing ended with a 88 to 18 vote for AFSCME.
The vote was 17 to 5 to unionize with the Burgerville Workers Union, which is affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
The case went all the way to Washington, DC, and back, along the way overturning a major Obama-era NLRB ruling.
The Burgerville at 92nd and Powell may be the nation’s first officially unionized fast food union.
If a majority votes yes at the 92nd and Powell location, it could be the nation’s first official union at a fast food chain.
In the dorms, a new independent union of residential advisors wants greater security and improved compensation.
The new co-presidents of New Seasons Market say they’ll meet with New Seasons Workers United.
OSU professors could join the union that represents fellow faculty at UO and PSU, and WOU.
Tina Kotek says the company should stop playing games … and respect workers’ right to organize.
After a second pro-union worker is fired, union supporters question the grocer’s ‘B Corp’ status.