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.
City of Portland park rangers make $11 an hour, with no benefits and layoffs after nine months.
Workers want into CWA Local 7901 after the board moves to make them “at-will” employees.
Just 2,487 public employees have unionized since Oregon’s card check law passed.
AFT adds 781 grad students, who vote 9 to 1 in favor of unionization.
OSU argued they’re not employees, but lost; votes will be counted March 7
A union campaign has failed to rise thus far at the fast-growing company.
UNITE HERE, the union that represents hotel workers, has reached a landmark neutrality agreement with Hyatt Hotels.
Workers at contractor First Transit vote 111-31 in favor of joining ATU Local 757.
Oregon State University is refusing to recognize a union of graduate research assistants.
A unit of 166 workers will vote on whether to join ATU Local 757.