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.
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.
Securitas, ABM, G4S, and AlliedBarton agreed in July to recognize and bargain with SEIU Local 49.
Three years after a union campaign began at BrucePac, vote is more than 3-to-1 against unionizing
Facing greedy companies and unresponsive city officials, immigrant taxi drivers called the union
The company gets every public benefit, but pays felons $10 an hour to cut plate steel.
United Academics is certified after Governor Kitzhaber weighs in.
UO spent $25,000 for a consultant to prepare a web page expressing common anti-union themes.
Workers say rapid expansion is changing the character of the family-run business.
A major factor is growing concern among faculty about the “corporatization” of the university.