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 major factor is growing concern among faculty about the “corporatization” of the university.
The group of 1,900 will be jointly members of AFT and AAUP.
Workers at The Guild Public House have become members of CWA Local 7901.
Workers at Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette voted 97 to 43 SEIU Local 49.
Over 7,000 state-paid personal service providers joined SEIU Local 503 June 2, making it the state’s largest union.
In one of the biggest union wins in recent times, 43,000 security officers at 450 airports will be union-represented.
Dosha Salon became the first local business of its kind to unionize March 30.
Dosha Salon and Spa could become the first salon in Portland to go union in recent times.
Support and maintenance workers at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend voted 267 to 261 to unionize.
Workers voted 255 to 251.